The Huddle: Housing density, lack of reopening plan

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 19 Oct 2021, 8:14PM
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(Photo / NZ Herald)

The Huddle: Housing density, lack of reopening plan

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 19 Oct 2021, 8:14PM

National and Labour have teamed up on a bipartisan deal on housing density.

As many as 105,500 new homes are to be built in less than a decade under the new Housing Supply Bill, which is done by allowing up to three homes of up to three storeys to be built on most sites without the need for resource consent. 

Frustration is seeping in towards the Government's plan for reopening.

Along with criticism for the exclusion of opposition MPs at the weekend's Vaxathon, yesterday’s 4 pm post-Cabinet press conference was announcements of announcements with no clarity on Auckland's reopening until Friday.

A property development company is coming under fire for its use of Google reviews.

Staff members have been posting positive reviews about the company on Google, which makes up a quarter of the companies' reviews.

Listen above as Josie Pagani and Ben Thomas discuss the day's news with Andrew Dickens on The Huddle