13 Mar 2023

Queenstown mayor on region's housing crisis

From Checkpoint, 5:38 pm on 13 March 2023

In Queenstown, hundreds of homes are available for short-term letting on platforms like Airbnb, but finding a permanent place in an affordable rental is hard work for the workers who keep the town's tourism and hospitality industries ticking over.

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Glyn Lewers talks to Lisa Owen about the crisis.