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Housing Minister Can Do Better

Housing Minister Can Do Better

National Party Housing spokesman, Phil Heatley, says the Housing Minister needs to answer a few more questions about the alleged large-scale immigration scam being run out of a state house in Hastings.

“I am pleased that Housing New Zealand ‘earlier this week’ reported its suspicions to police after a ‘routine’ inspection.

“However, I think there are a number of questions that the Minister can now answer, having obviously been fully briefed on the matter by officials.

“What sort of checks were done on the state house tenant?

“How long has this been going on?

“Will the Minister give an assurance that organised commercial activities aren’t being conducted out of other state houses?

“Who will pay for the clean-up at the property which is reported to have a backyard that is littered with old cars?

“I look forward to Chris Carter’s continuing co-operation on this matter,” says Mr Heatley.


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