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Three women changing the face of

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Three women changing the face of construction

Today, Kāinga Ora is home to some of the most innovative minds in Aotearoa construction, including many women who have risen through the ranks and are helping to lead our organisation.

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Recycling and reuse at the heart of Port Chalmers

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Recycling and reuse at the heart of Port Chalmers redevelopments

The redevelopment of Kāinga Ora homes in Port Chalmers, Dunedin is showing how a more sustainable approach to developing sites can benefit not only the environment, but the local community as well.

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Te Uru terraces - exemplifying density done

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Te Uru terraces - exemplifying density done well

Hobsonville Point’s Te Uru terraces take out the Supreme Award at the 2023 National Resene Architectural Design Awards.

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Made offsite to transform

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Made offsite to transform onsite

It’s not unusual for kiwis building a new home to use a building company that constructs the home at their facilities and then transports the nearly finished product to the home owners section to complete the final fit out.

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Largest Kāinga Ora public housing development – Te Mātāwai

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Largest Kāinga Ora public housing development – Te Mātāwai completed

Kāinga Ora's first single-site supported public housing development – Te Mātāwai in central Auckland - was handed over by contractor Icon.

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Building Momentum – Public housing construction advancing at

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Building Momentum – Public housing construction advancing at pace

Kāinga Ora is the country’s largest public housing landlord, with almost 200,000 customers and whānau living in over 70,000 of our homes.

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Housing Delivery System

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Housing Delivery System project

Kāinga Ora is undertaking the biggest public build programme in decades.

Our Housing Delivery System (HDS) is what we’re calling a new way of planning and building houses to deliver much needed, quality homes for whānau faster and at a lower cost.

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New guidance helping to deliver sustainable, thriving

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New guidance helping to deliver sustainable, thriving communities

Kāinga Ora releases refreshed Tāone Ora: Urban Design Guidelines for public, market and affordable housing and Toitū Te Whenua Toitū Te Kāinga: Landscape Design Guide For Public Housing.

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From (under) the ground up: How thriving communities

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From (under) the ground up: How thriving communities begin

Infrastructure is more than just pipes and cables, it’s the things that bring people together and which make our neighbourhoods more resilient. Done well, infrastructure can increase connectivity, improve our environment and enable thousands of homes.

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Building resilient

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Building resilient communities

GM Urban Development and Delivery, Mark Fraser explains how good infrastructure can future proof our neighbourhoods against the effects of climate change

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More whanau in the

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More whanau in the trade

When Matthew Sauni qualified as an electrician, one of the best parts was making his family proud.

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Offsite innovation for

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Offsite innovation for housing

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Building opportunity through

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Building opportunity through waste

Timber from old public houses is being used to create new furniture and assist with skills training in Tonga.

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Quick build innovation trialled at Hobsonville

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Quick build innovation trialled at Hobsonville Point

At Hobsonville Point, a number of innovations are underway that aim to deliver more high quality homes for Aucklanders, more quickly than ever before.

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Auckland's surprising about-face on

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Auckland's surprising about-face on density

Faced with an increasing population, a housing shortage, and rising construction costs, Aucklanders are quickly beginning to embrace density.

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Embracing higher density housing is a positive sign that Auckland is growing

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Embracing higher density housing is a positive sign that Auckland is growing up

Increasing the density of our existing neighbourhoods is key to solving Auckland’s housing challenge. But where do we find enough spare land to make an impact?

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Living well by

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Living well by Design

At Kāinga Ora we are delivering an increasing number of public homes and we’re committed to working with our partners to design public housing where our customers can live well and prosper.