A housing shakeup is planned for Waikato, aimed at helping people get out of unstable renting situations.
At its heart is a trust which would own land and charge a "peppercorn lease" to people who own or rent houses on it.
Hamilton City Council is setting aside $2 million to start the trust and has been talking with various community groups - but hopes it will attract more contributors and go Waikato-wide.
What do you think of the plan? Should the city council be tackling these kinds of issues?
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If you're hoping to fire up the barbie ahead of the rugby this weekend, you're in for some good weather!
The sun is expected to shine across most of the country on Saturday, with the warmest day being Sunday due to northwesterly winds.
What are your weekend plans? Will you be watching the first NZ game?