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Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

The Strik­ing a Bet­ter Bal­ance re­port com­pared the hours of work re­quired to pay rent for a two-bed­room house with an av­er­age rent. Na­tion­ally it has re­mained about 17 hours for the last five years. But in Auck­land, the fig­ure jumped from around 22.1 hours of wages in 2008 to nearly 25 hours hours in 2013.

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