Topic: Native Affairs

Native Affairs - Let Us Stay

By Wepiha Te Kanawa

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.