Our Ministers

Responsible Ministers

  • Hon Dr Megan Woods – Minister of Housing
  • Hon Grant Robertson – Minister of Finance

Housing and Urban Development Ministers

  • Hon Phil Twyford – Minister for Urban Development
  • Hon Nanaia Mahuta – Associate Minister of Housing
  • Hon Kris Faafoi – Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing)

Our Board

The Board has wide-ranging responsibilities, including setting the organisation’s strategic direction and annual performance expectations (in conjunction with the Minister), managing risk and ensuring compliance, and maintaining appropriate relationships with key stakeholders.

Meet our Board

  • Sir Brian Roche – Chair
  • Dr Nicola Crauford
  • Mr Pat Snedden
  • Vui Mark Gosche
  • John Duncan
  • Philippa Howden-Chapman

Our Executive Team

Kāinga Ora’s Executive Team works collectively to successfully deliver on Kāinga Ora’s objectives and goals.

Meet the Executive Leadership Team

  • Andrew McKenzie, Chief Executive
  • DCE, People and Homes: Paul Commons
  • DCE, Corporate: Rowan Macrae
  • DCE, Finance: Matthew Needham
  • Acting DCE, Partnerships and Community Engagement: Caroline Butterworth
  • Acting DCE, Urban Development - Planning: Katja Lietz
  • Acting DCE, Urban Development - Delivery: Chris Aiken
  • Acting DCE, Governance: Greg Groufsky
  • Acting DCE, Construction and Innovation: Patrick Dougherty
  • Acting DCE, Strategy and Investment roles: Gareth Stiven
  • Acting Special Advisor to the CE position: Andrew Booker

Page updated: 13 November 2019