“..Fifteen determined activists marched on Housing New Zealand in Papakura yesterday to protest against state houses lying empty while families with nowhere to go live in cars.
Housing New Zealand says the empty houses are either too big or too small for most people applying.
But protest organiser Connie Raiwhara accused the state agency of lying to homeless people in need of shelter.
“What we’re protesting today is that Housing Corp is telling people applying for houses that they’ve got no houses.
How can you say that when you’ve got empty houses sitting around?”..”
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