So.. the median house price for New Zealand, excluding Auckland, in January, is up 11.7 percent compared to January 2019.
Accord to REINZ there was record median house price growth year-on-year for the following regions:
• Southland: up 28.7 percent
• Manawatu/Wanganui up 24.5 percent
• Hawkes Bay up 22.2 percent
• Otago: $570,000, up 19.9 percent
• Bay of Plenty: $683,000, up 17.8 percent
• Taranaki: $420,000, up 9.1 percent
• Waikato: $599,000, up 8.9 percent
Auckland ? Up 8.7 percent
And yet both of the major parties , one of whom will form the next government, are promising to continue to make it harder for the ‘have nots’ to have a place to call home by allowing ‘the haves’ to make money by sitting on their assets.
When asked for comment Mr Burns rubbed his hands together and said
Bryan Bruce is one of NZs most respected documentary makers and public intellectuals who has tirelessly exposed NZs neoliberal economic settings as the main cause for social issues.