Te Tai Rāwhiti urgently needs 400 homes - Manaaki Tairawhiti

By Taroi Black

Manaaki Tairawhiti, a group that addresses social issues in the region say, Te Tai Rāwhiti are short of 400 homes with families facing overcrowding and homelessness.

The region's recovery plan hopes to address this issue by building houses within the next two years, which will also provide more jobs in building and construction.