Natalie Robinson

Natalie Robinson is a Policy Analyst working in local government. She lives in Northland.

Aug 31, 2017

We need to talk about housing – minus the lectures

When Natalie Robinson shared her journey to home ownership on The Spinoff earlier this year the responses included snark, unsolicited advice and shame. Now she says we need to keep talking about New Zealand's housing crisis, but without the antagonism.

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Mar 26, 2017

Two incomes. Moved out of the city. 20% deposit. Why won't any bank lend to us?

Rent week: a reader shares the story of her struggles to buy a house. She's done everything you're supposed to do as an aspirant home-owner – yet the banks won't lend to her. Here she shares her story.

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