Story: Otago region

Queenstown workforce

Boom conditions in Queenstown from the 1990s attracted workers but also made the town a costly place to live, as this 2002 video suggests. The Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust was established in 2006 to help address the issue.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Population and employment since 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015