Housing is the top priority for the Government in New Zealand, as it was pointed out in 2017 Parliament opening.

• PM Bill English, Labour’s Andrew Little spar over housing, KiwiSaver fees, & reduction of overseas investment & trade in tabled speech.
• English promised to increase the supply of land for housing, while Little promised to cut down on house purchases by non-residents.
• English also outlined policy initiatives for the National-led gov’t in 2017, including increased transparency on KiwiSaver fees.
• Though Labour will focus on removing “offshore speculators” from the housing market, their policy to build 100,000 new homes in 10 years remains a central policy for the opposition party.

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