23 December 2021

Angel was here: First Otago retrofit home completed

Lorraine’s home of 37 years has been given a new lease on life after being the first property to undergo retrofit modifications in Dunedin.

22 December 2021

Preservation of mature Gingko Biloba tree prioritised during development

A mature Ginkgo tree that has been standing in Otāhuhu for approximately 35 years has been preserved for residents to enjoy for generations to come.

21 December 2021

First house built in partnership with Dargaville High School delivered to Kaitaia

A new five-bedroom, two-bathroom house built by talented teenagers is now a home for a family of 10 in Kaitaia.

17 December 2021

It takes a village – locals get behind community space

What started as an empty grass area with a small, shared pātaka kai and a community bookshelf is now a vibrant communal space with its own stage and a custom-designed mural, thanks to enthusiastic Glenavon locals.

15 December 2021

First agreement for infrastructure fund enables additional iwi housing in Porirua

Over 400 additional homes will be enabled for the people of Porirua thanks to the first Infrastructure Acceleration Fund (IAF) agreement recently signed between Kāinga Ora, Te Rūnanga o Toa Rangatira (Ngāti Toa Rangatira), and Porirua City Council.

15 December 2021

Transforming construction through innovation; our offsite manufacturing plan

Our new offsite manufacturing plan will help to deliver more quality public and market homes at a faster rate, while contributing to a more effective and sustainable building sector.

10 December 2021

Ambitious Auckland development complete in time for Christmas

Families have started moving into a large development on St Georges Road in Avondale.

10 December 2021

Kāinga Ora scores two wins in Australasian Housing Institute Awards

Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities has scooped two awards in the New Zealand section of the 2021 Australasian Housing Institute Awards (AHI). These awards were for our COVID-19 response in 2020 and for Te Mahi Ngatahi Maintenance Contract.

3 December 2021

Public housing design wins national NZIA awards

Two multi-award winning Kāinga Ora developments have been recognised for their best practice design by the Te Kahui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architecture (NZIA).

1 December 2021

First new public housing for Kaiti in decades

Whānau will be moving into four new warm, dry homes in Oxford Street, Gisborne this week.

30 November 2021

Hundreds more on the tools through apprenticeship programmes

More than 500 budding tradespeople have been supported into careers over the past two years due to Kāinga Ora apprenticeship programmes.

30 November 2021

Stepping up the response to housing need

Kāinga Ora Chief Executive Officer Andrew McKenzie sets out three new approaches the agency is adopting to meeting familiar housing challenges.

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