14 May 2024

Around the motu: Peter de Graaf in Northland

From Nine To Noon, 10:45 am on 14 May 2024
Te Hau Ora o Ngāpuhi chief executive Tia Ashby says she’s extremely proud of the new housing complex. Photo: Peter de Graaf / RNZ

Photo: RNZ / Peter de Graaf

Peter looks at a Kaikohe housing project that's on track to be the biggest of its kind in the Far North, as well as the first complex co-built and co-owned by an iwi and council organisation. Why has a health provider got into the housing business? Kumara are back on the menu after disastrous weather in 2023 wiped out the crop. Motorua Island in the Bay of Island has too many kiwi.