Watch Bernie Smith discuss why Pasifika people as one of the poorest and most disadvantaged groups in New Zealand are bearing the brunt of the housing crisis.

Delving into this Kim Blair speaks with Senior Policy Advisor, Author “Taking Stock” Report Salvation Army Alan Johnson and social housing expert Bernie Smith from Monte Cecilia Housing Trust.

Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett has admitted "in hindsight" the Government's response to the housing crisis has been too slow

Mui Hauraki came to Monte Cecilia’s notice over 12 years ago and was invited to become a Trust Board Member.

The shortage continues