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Houses houses everywhere, and no tradies to build them

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A raft of new social and affordable housing projects around Wellington could be stymied by a shortage of tradies to build them.

National projections estimate up to 60,000 new construction workers will be required over the next five years to keep up with demand, and the race is on to fill the labour gap before a number of big projects in the Wellington region push up building prices. Read More