Wade Hargreaves, who works in the sector, called KiwiBuild an “unqualified failure” and says it’s actually prevented people from getting into a home.
“It’s not a solution to the housing crisis in New Zealand,” he told Newshub.
And in a poll of those attending, more than 50 percent said they had no confidence the building industry could deliver the number of homes in time.
“From a public perception it’s just confusion,” Home Ownership Pathway founder Andrew LavuLavu told Newshub.
Many at the summit believe the main issue has been Twyford being too ambitious. They say the targets were simply too big and it’s ended up putting him squarely in the crosshairs.
For now though the Prime Minister is standing by her man, saying Twyford has done an “incredible job”.
He’s undershot his target by 85% and the PM thinks that is doing an incredible job.
No doubt she also thinks Milan Brych was an incredible doctor.