An obsession with getting warm, sticky words right is clouding actual delivery of services.
He says some housing shortage is good, as it shows an underlying strength in the economy.
"Why doesn't the government just accept the facts and get on with it. Whether it's 30,000, 40,000 or 60,000 it doesn't matter - there needs to be a focus and some action"
John Key announces a number of new changes.
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