Quality of life in NZ cities getting better - report
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By Stuart Dye

Life in New Zealand's big cities is getting better with strong economies, decent job prospects, good housing and ready access to health and education services.

But there is a growing gap between the haves and have-nots and some cities are beginning to feel the strain of booming populations.

The Quality of Life project, released today at 1pm, paints a comprehensive picture of life in the country's 12 biggest cities.

Nine out of 10 city-dwellers say they have an overall positive quality of life.

"This report shows that urban New Zealand is essentially a great place to live, work and play," said Jim Harland, Chief Executive of Dunedin City Council and Quality of Life Project sponsor.

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