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Auckland property exodus: into the regions they go

Brent Melville
Wed, 13 Oct 2021

One way traffic out of Auckland (Image: Getty Images)
Brent Melville
Wed, 13 Oct 2021
Last October, Logan and Emma Randell packed up and moved from West Auckland to Hamilton in an effort to escape a growing fear of covid and to create a better home for their two young children.Emma told BusinessDesk the move has been a blessing for the family, who settled in the affluent suburb of Rototuna North. There, they have been able to afford a home double the size of their former Ranui house, with schools, shops and parks right on their doorstep.As the chair of a local playgroup, she said they “could easily start a subgroup fr...

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