The super city is also super pricey: Auckland's houses are more unaffordable than those in London or Los Angeles.

An average house in Auckland will cost eight times more than the average household income, making it the seventh least affordable housing market of the 85 major markets ranked, says a new study published on Monday. The median house price was up by $NZ54,900 ($A52,127) to $NZ561,700, while the median…