Since July 2014, the Ministry of Social Development has been reviewing the eligibility of Housing New Zealand tenants. Two years later and MSD has completed nearly two thousand reviews. 72 tenants will buy their houses but a further 600 have to leave their homes. Two Huntly families who've lived in their Housing New Zealand homes for decades also have to go. But they're pleading with the Government to let them stay.
SYNTHETICS A West Auckland whānau issued a public challenge to drug dealers to stop selling synthetic drugs. Memphis Pitman died less than two weeks ago. His whānau believe it was his addiction to synthetic drugs that caused his death. HUMANS Neglect, death, hope. Walk up to complete strangers in the South Auckland suburb of Ōtara and ask them for their highs and lows this year. The result.