Six-month leases are becoming more common in Nelson as landlords realise they can gain more income from marketing their properties to tourists over summer.
Renters are finding themselves evicted at the busiest time of year, when everyone is looking for accommodation.
Has this happened to you or anyone you know? We'd love to hear your comments. You might be contacted for a story we'd like to do on six month rentals.
Here's something to cheer you up on a Thursday. Click on the link to have a look at the winners of the Funniest Wildlife Photos competition. I love this otter, but there are so many great shots - it's worth a giggle :) Reply with your favourite photo.
Do you have a child at a high decile school that can't opt into the Government's donations scheme, effective next year? Some decile 8-10 schools say their communities are no wealthier than those at neighbouring lower decile schools, and they should be allowed to sign up to the programme too. What do you think?