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July's SmartTalk Future Thinking event focussed on housing with guest speaker and leading economist Shamubeel Eaqub entertaining over 200 attendees with his informative and thought-provoking presentation. Shamubeel was then joined by western Bay locals who have have various interests in the future of housing - Ngati Ranginui CEO Stephanie O'Sullivan, Property Developers's Forum Chair Jeff Fletcher, Population Ageing Technical Group Chair Annie Pankhurst and Realty Group CEO Simon Anderson.

See the attachment below for Shamubeel's PowerPoint presentation

Shamubeel summarises some important points from his address in this short interview

Stephanie O'Sullivan's take on the housing issues in the western Bay 

 Anne Pankhurst talks about housing being a whole community problem


 Here's Jeff Fletcher covering off a few of his key points in a short interview

  Here's Simon Anderson talking about apprenticeships

and commenting on how young people are using Kiwisaver more

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