E ai ki te koromatua o Pārāwai me Te Tara o te Ika a Māui, he ruarua noaiho ngā whare i te rohe me hanga whare hōu ināianei. E ai ki a Sandra Goudie kua toro atu te ringa ki te iwi kāinga kia mahi ngātahi ki te hanga whare hōu he ngāwari te utu.
E ngana ana a Goudie ki te whai rongoā mō tōna taone me te ruarua o ngā whare.
“We're desperate for the housing,” i mea atu ia.
“We've got a housing shortage just like everybody else. Rental shortage, just like everybody else. So we need to get something cracking as soon as we can.”
He mea tuku whenua tēnei poraka e tū ana ki te taha o te kura tuatahi o Pārāwai, nā te kaunihera ki te iwi o Ngāti Maru kia mahingātahi ki te hanga kāinga.
“The only way you can have affordable housing is through a mechanism where there is no market competition so that it just constantly rolls over. However, I wouldn't want to put constraints on what Ngāti Maru might want to do in terms of housing.”
Ko Ngāti Maru tētehi o ngā iwi tekau mā rua i raro i te kāhui o Hauraki. Ko te tikanga ka tāmoko tā rātou kokoraho i tērā marama, engari aue ake.
E tohe ana nga iwi o Tauranga Moana i tā Te Kāhui o Hauraki kerēme i tō rātou nā rohe, nā reira, kua tohua e te kāwanatanga kia kōrero kanohi ki te kanohi ngā iwi rā, hei whakatau i ngā take, nā Tauranga Moana te tono i takato i te aroaro o te whare pāremata.
“We need them to have their treaty settlements signed off so that we can all move forward and unfortunately those have stalled yet again so it's a bit disappointing for us. We just want to get on with things.”
E ai ki te Kaiwhakahere o te Poari o Ngāti Maru, e ai ki a David Taipiri e whanga tonu ana rātou mō ngētehi atu whakamāramatanga mai i te kaunihera.