10 Sep 2020

Housing triggers a modern-day gold-rush for the West Coast

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 10 September 2020

It's taken a global pandemic to reverse the fortunes of an ailing West Coast.

House sales are on the rise, New Zealanders are flocking there on holiday and the call is out for shovel-ready workers.

The Grey District's mayor Tania Gibson says prospective home-owners better be quick if they want to capture a bargain.

Here's Tracy Neal with the story.