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The latest from Senior journalist Brent Melville

Brent is a senior reporter in the Auckland newsroom. He previously worked for the Otago Daily Times, after a return to business journalism in 2018. Brent had an extensive career in corporate communications and strategic consulting, including for a range of public listed companies. You can follow him on Twitter @BrentMelville or connect with him on LinkedIn here.

Housing values up $370b, but 'balance of power' shifting
Brent Melville | Wed, 26 Jan 2022

Kiwis now have about $1.4 billion of unmortgaged equity tied up in bricks, timber and mortar, though it's looking a little shaky.