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Good news. Jacinda Ardern has drip-fed more wedding details, how exciting. The event will be held in Gisborne over summer and promises to be the social event of the year.
There is a large issue with the venue however.
Gisborne has experienced rapid population growth since the turn of the millennium.
As of June last year, there were about 320 whānau living in insecure housing, such as the streets, cars, garages, or tents.
The social housing waiting list is the second highest per capita in the country, growing from 59 to 555 over the past five years.
Sometimes the motels are so full with people in emergency accommodation, it's tough for out-of-towners to find a place to stay.
Look for a promise and announcement soon of increased funding for emergency housing in Gisborne then!