Minister Nick Smith keen to ‘up the ante’ on housing supply

  • The Government is set to confirm plans next month to force councils to unlock more land for housing.

Housing Minister Nick Smith told TVNZ’s Q+A this morning that he would be “upping the ante” on increasing housing supply, in particular in Auckland.



April 26, 2016: Prime Minister John Key with Minister of Housing Nick Smith at the launching of the new affordable housing development at Hobsonville Point. Photo / Brett Phibbs