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Greater altruism is needed to solve the affordability crisis confronting Central Otago Lakes, a property developer says.
Authorities in the Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago districts are all too aware of the difficulties of getting private investment to address the plight facing workers.
But a model which may hold potential is already on display in Queenstown.
Bus driver and property developer Simon Haslett has built a four-unit, 32-room residence in Goldfield Heights on the site of a former stand-alone home.
“I don’t really think of myself as a property developer,” he said.
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