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An Auckland property developer says he doesn't believe change at the top will make any difference to the KiwiBuild programme, because there's not one "sexy solution" for the housing sector. Audio
Another KiwiBuild development backed by taxpayer money is failing to generate buyer demand - prompting more calls for Labour's flagship programme to be dumped.
A senior mortgage advisor is warning that the government's flagship KiwiBuild project is in danger of becoming worthless if it can't deliver.
The government has broken its flagship election promise on Kiwibuild and the Housing Minister should resign, National Party leader Simon Bridges says. Audio
Analysis - The credibility of the Housing Minister is on the line after a week of shifting stories about a key element of KiwiBuild.
The Housing Minister says he doubts it's worth the time of the ministry's chief executive to front up to media about KiwiBuild when it relates to "minor operational details".
The prefab industry says it's at a critical tipping point, as it waits for the government's promised building reforms to get underway.
There's been plenty of debate about the progress of KiwiBuild, but underpinning the programme is a commitment for the Crown to take the financial risk as an incentive to get developers on board.
A prospective KiwiBuild buyer has highlighted what she sees as an anomaly with the KiwiBuild criteria, preventing her and others from achieving the dream of home ownership.
Analysis - Rubbing salt in the KiwiBuild wound for Housing Minister Phil Twyford is the fact it's given Judith Collins the chance to attack him even before the political year is properly under way.
The Housing Minister says the employment dispute involving the head of the KiwiBuild unit is an unwelcome distraction, but won't impact on the rollout of the flagship policy. Video
Mystery continues to surround the absence of KiwiBuild chief executive Stephen Barclay with the Housing Ministry rejecting reports he's resigned. Video
Analysis - There were two big housing stories this week, two quite different approaches to them and one clear signal where the government's focus lies, writes Guyon Espiner.
Housing Minister Phil Twyford is defending KiwiBuild against criticism over new buyers' maximum income levels. Video
The first apartments for KiwiBuild buyers to purchase off plans under the government's pitch to private developers have been revealed in Auckland.
The rush to register interest in a KiwiBuild home is on, with thousands putting their names down on the first day.
The government will impose a maximum income cap restricting who is eligible to buy a home under its KiwiBuild programme, RNZ understands.
Prefab manufacturing of housing will be a "game changer" in New Zealand, Housing Minister Phil Twyford says.