19 Nov 2019

Ihumātao: How will Auckland Council service proposed loan?

From Checkpoint, 5:27 pm on 19 November 2019

While the government moves closer to a resolution at disputed Ihumātao, the long-time protesters and occupiers of the land remain on the sideline.

Sources have told RNZ the Crown is considering loaning money to Auckland Council so it can purchase the land from Fletcher Residential, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fletcher Building.

But there's a question mark over whether the council could even service such a loan.

RNZ political reporter, Jo Moir, has the latest.