An independent mayor coincidentally has exactly the same policies as the Labour Party. Is endorsed by the Labour Party. And is working closely together with the Labour Party.
Auckland mayoral candidate Phil Goff says he wants new measures to discourage land-banking, such as tighter time limits on development approvals and consents.
Unveiling his housing policy at an event in West Auckland today, he said he would urge the government to ban foreign investors from buying existing homes.
It came as the average house price in Auckland was set to smash through the $1 million mark next month. Read more »