11 Dec 2013

The Panel with Stephen Franks and Lisa Scott (Part 1)

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 4:07 pm on 11 December 2013

Topics - Builders expect a rush of first-home buyers planning to build new houses following the Reserve Bank's announcement they will be exempt from new mortgage lending rules. Could New Zealanders be reluctant to build because it's too expensive? The Government is proposing new regulations to bring down the cost of building materials, which are up to 30% more expensive here than in Australia.