12 Aug 2021

Unhealthy outcomes from buying boom in Kaikohe

From Checkpoint, 6:18 pm on 12 August 2021

The housing crisis is hitting Kaikohe so badly, residents say overcrowding is now the norm.

It's one of the few places in New Zealand with a median house price below $300,000, increasing buyer-interest from out of town but reducing the rental pool. Sam Olley reports from Te Tai Tokerau.