First Home Partner

If your deposit and home loan aren’t enough to buy a home, First Home Partner could help to bridge the gap.

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LH building site FINAL First Home Decision Tool

Kāinga Ora offers several products to help New Zealanders into home ownership. If you are thinking about buying a home, use our tool to see what you could be eligible for.

First Home decision tool tile First Home Grant

If you’ve been contributing to your KiwiSaver for at least 3 years you may be eligible for a First Home Grant of up to $10,000 to top up your deposit.

FHP First Home Partner

First Home Partner can help to bridge the gap if your deposit and home loan aren’t quite enough to buy a home.

GLT lifting with bike FINAL cropped First Home Loan

A First Home Loan can make it easier for you to get into your first home by lowering the required deposit to 5%.

Kainga whenua family Kāinga Whenua

Access to finance for Maori building on multiple-owned Maori land.

Kiwisaver first home withdrawal KiwiSaver first-home withdrawal

If you have been a member of KiwiSaver for at least 3 years, you may be able to make a withdrawal from your savings to put towards buying your first home.

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KiwiBuild enables developers to bring more affordable homes to market faster for first home buyers.

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If you are currently a Kāinga Ora tenant, you may be eligible for a grant to go towards purchasing the home you’re living in.

Working with KiwiSaver Kāinga Ora working with KiwiSaver

Kāinga Ora has involvement with KiwiSaver in two ways.

Residential earthquake prone building Residential Earthquake-Prone Building Financial Assistance Scheme

The loan scheme will help unit owner-occupiers in residential earthquake prone buildings, in areas of high seismic risk, facing hardship over earthquake strengthening costs.

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Kāinga Ora administers a number of government programmes to assist first home buyers (and also some previous home owners) on to the home ownership ladder.