Makhlouf says main issue for Auckland housing is a lack of supply.
The kiwi last week touched 99.78 Australian cents, its highest level since being allowed to trade freely in 1984.
The kiwi dollar traded at 76.61 US cents as at 5pm in Wellington.
The TWI touched 80.08 this morning, its highest level since July last year when it reached a record 82.03.
Readers respond to Reserve Bank deputy governor Grant Spencer's political hand grenade.
The kiwi touched 71.53 euro cents and was trading at 71.15 cents at 8am in Wellington.
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