Leaky Houses

Up to 30,000 New Zealand houses are at risk from substandard building practices undetected as a result of the deregulation of the building industry in the early 1990s. This Target special investigates the leaky house crisis by;

  • Following the cases of ordinary New Zealanders battling to get justice and compensation for their shockingly substandard new homes


  • Use of hidden cameras to observe confrontations with developers


  • Use of hidden cameras to film inspections of a house by building assessors


  • Consulting a leaky buildings expert who examines each case

Director Jill Graham
Producer Laurie Clarke
Executive Producer Vincent Burke
Duration 1 x 45'
Rights Top Shelf Productions Limited

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