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Election-Year Housing Policy Debate



Panel of speakers (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)
More photos below

On June 7 representatives from political parties were invited to a debate on how to see all New Zealanders well housed.

Hosted by Community Housing Aotearoa, Te Matapihi, The Salvation Army, NZ Council of Christian Social Services, Platform and Prefab NZ, the debate will focus on what is required to end the housing crisis in New Zealand…
The event, organised as part of CHA’s Impact Conference, will see the politicians asked a series of questions about how to “move the needle” in the right direction to see all New Zealanders well housed.
Expert commentators Hurimoana Nui Dennis, from Te Puea Marae, Major Campbell Roberts of the Salvation Army and Stephen Selwood, of Infrastructure NZ, will ask follow-up questions and give their view on whether the responses would “move the needle” in the right direction.

The debate was part of the Community Housing Aotearoa conference. A report on Human Rights Commissioner David Rutherford's keynote is here.

If you are interested in the issue of housing affordability you might like to take part in our current HiveMind debate “Making Housing Affordable: How can we crack it?” which is running until Friday 9 July.

Video (Part One):

Video (Part Two):

Audio:

Click a link to play audio (or right-click to download) in either
MP3 format or in OGG format.


Peter Dunne, UnitedFuture (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Geoff Simmons, The Opportunities Party (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Marama Davison, Green Party (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Dennis O’Rourke, New Zealand First (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Phil Twyford, Labour Party (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Gary Moore, moderator (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Philipa Howden-Chapman, He Kainga Oranga/Housing and Health with moderator Gary Moore (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Major Campbell Roberts, The Salvation Army (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Hurimoana Nui Dennis, Te Puea Memorial Marae (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


(photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Phil Twyford answers a tough question (photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


(photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)


Audience members enjoying the debate(photo credit: Liana Pantaleo, Scoop)

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