East Cape region
To deliver more warm and dry homes in areas of high demand, Kāinga Ora is replacing older state houses with a greater number of new and modern homes, and partnering with developers and others to build on new land.
What we're building
1 one-bedroom and 5 two-bedroom
4 one-bedroom, 17 two-bedroom and 10 three-bedroom
10 two-bedroom, 2 three-bedroom and 2 four-bedroom
4 one-bedroom and 5 two-bedroom
4 two-bedroom and 1 three-bedroom
4 two-bedroom, 2 three-bedroom and 1 four-bedroom
Kāinga Ora is partnering with developers who are building new, modern homes in Tamarau. These developments will help meet the urgent need for public housing in Tairāwhiti.
The new homes will get more whānau out of unsuitable accommodation and into a healthy place to call home. We are looking at the following sites:
- Coldstream Road and Newton Street - 2 three-bedroom homes with 6 more being considered
- Steele Road - 14 more being considered
- Frequently asked questions [PDF, 1.4 MB] - November 2022
- Information boards [PDF, 607 KB]
- Tamarau factsheet [PDF, 379 KB] - August 2022
- Tamarau drop-in session invite [PDF, 1.4 MB] - August 2022
To help meet the urgent need for more housing in Mangapapa, Kāinga Ora is looking at how we could redevelop our sites.
- Mangapapa factsheet [PDF, 2.4 MB] - August 2023
To help meet the urgent need for more housing in Elgin, Kāinga Ora is looking at how we could redevelop our sites.
- Elgin factsheet [PDF, 5.3 MB] - August 2023
Page updated: 8 November 2023