Tiny home


PHOTO: SUPPLIED Alan Dall built a caravan to live in but now he is in a legal battle to prove it’s not a building.

A building or a vehicle?

It’s a question that owners of tiny houses, councils and courts are wrangling over, as small, movable dwellings are increasingly becoming an option for Kiwi house hunters.

From Motueka’s Nick Hughes – who has argued that his dwelling is closer to a caravan than a building – to Lower Hutt’s Jono Voss – whose case regarding his NZ Transport Agency-registered tiny home is heading to the Environment Court – they’re also getting their fair share of media attention too.



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