Among the most pressing challenges for the council is to free up enough land to curb rampant housing inflation.
Cabinet knew about the hurdles in Nick Smith's housing plan for Auckland - including iwi objections.
Chris Hutching talks about the latest Treasury documents on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.
Damning report wants interventionist approaches to unlocking land for housing
Sally Lindsay and Chris Hutching talk about the latest in property on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.