14 Feb 2020

Kainga Ora accused of poaching council staff

From Morning Report, 8:17 am on 14 February 2020

An immensely powerful new housing and development agency is already allegedly causing ructions, accused of poaching key staff from local councils.

Kainga Ora will combine the state house aims of the defunct Housing New Zealand, with the power to set rates, change bylaws and do its own building consents nationwide.

Phil Pennington reports.