We are not going to have people living in slums while there are workmen here capable of building decent houses. We have visions of a new age, an age where people will have beauty as well as space and convenience in and about their homes.
– Prime Minister Michael Joseph Savage in 1936
OPINION: As I travel past the Wellington City Council Granville Flats, snuggled between Berhampore and Island Bay, I wonder whether Savage would make a similar comment today. ……..