Shamubeel Eaqub says the bottom half of New Zealanders are missing out and New Zealand needs to direct supply to the parts of the community where the need is highest.
‘The damage has already been done’ - communities and developers butt heads over high density housing developments
Q+A reporter Whena Owen looks at the issues around urban development.
‘You can’t just design the thing – you have to build relationships with communities’ – urban designer
Urban designer Emma McInnes says higher density housing can work, but focus needs to be on transport infrastructure and community consultation.
‘It insults my tīpuna’ – says new MP and Māori Party co-leader on swearing an oath of allegiance to the Queen
Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi wants the oath new MPs recite at their official swearing in to reflect all of Aotearoa.
‘A year is a reasonable amount of time’ - Dr Helen Petousis-Harris on fears Covid-19 vaccines are being developed too quickly
Petousis-Harris says a year is a reasonable amount of time when you’re putting enormous amounts of money and global collaboration into developing vaccines.
‘Bring it in, bring it cheap, commandeer land, and whack the housing up’ Q+A panel weighs in on housing
NZME’s Fran O’Sullivan says modular housing, cheaply made overseas, will help solve housing supply issues.
NZ lawyer who has worked for five White House administrations says he’s relieved Joe Biden has won the Presidency
Dr Peter Watson, a Washington DC based NZ lawyer, says the election campaign has been “beyond toxic” and he’s relieved that Joe Biden has been confirmed as the next President.
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