The 'rigour mortis' of Wellington and housing

The 'rigour mortis' of Wellington and housing
A Wellington housing report exposes what is going on with the RMA. (Image: Getty)
Dileepa Fonseka
“Hamilton will overtake Wellington a little bit sooner as New Zealand’s third biggest city,” says Iain White when I ask him about what the Wellington independent hearing panel’s recent set of reports means for the capital’s future. “This, to me, is a real political risk for Wellington because the signal it sends is that it’s quite hard to invest in [the city] because you don’t have the land supply … it’s a real political risk for the Wellington councillors and I think they should...

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