Lavish penthouse spend confirms culture of extravagance
At the same time thousands of New Zealanders are being locked out of the property market, the Government is spending up on a lavish New York penthouse for its diplomats, Labour’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson David Shearer says.
News that taxpayers have forked out $11.4 million for an upmarket New York apartment has been posted on an Australian website.
“That is extravagance in anyone’s language. The neighbourhood is home to some of Hollywood’s A-listers.