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Heatley puts his foot in his mouth over housing

Heatley puts his foot in his mouth over housing


National's Housing spokesman Phil Heatley owes Housing New Zealand an apology, Housing Minister Chris Carter said today.

"Mr Heatley attacked the corporation this morning demanding to know how a large-scale immigration scam was being run from a state house without Housing New Zealand knowing," Mr Carter said.

"Heatley should have done his home work before putting his foot in his mouth. The corporation contacted the Police earlier this week after it became concerned about activities in the house following a routine inspection.

"Mr Heatley can rest assured that Housing New Zealand is doing its job, even if he isn't."

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