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.

29 November 2021

Kāinga Ora invests in Tauranga

Approximately 1,000 more new homes are likely to be built in Tauranga over the coming years due to the acquisition of a 95.3 hectare site by Kāinga Ora.

28 November 2021

Construction completed on eight new public homes in Waipukurau

Eight whānau will be moving into the new homes recently built on the corner of Herbert Road and River Terrace in Waipukurau.

25 November 2021

Public housing developments scoop multiple industry awards

Four Kāinga Ora developments have won 2021 Property Industry Awards.

24 November 2021

More new homes for Rotorua

Around 60 further new public homes are planned for Rotorua, with the purchase by Kāinga Ora of a build ready subdivision in Pukehangi.

23 November 2021

Sunfield development not selected by Kāinga Ora

Urban Development Act administrator Kāinga Ora has not selected the proposed Sunfield development in Papakura, Auckland, for assessment as a Specified Development Project (SDP) under the Urban Development Act (UDA) at this time.

18 November 2021

Supporting Māori-owned businesses to build warm, dry homes in Northland

Māori business Yakas Construction has won its first government contract with Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities to build six state houses in Kaikohe.

11 November 2021

Flying the flag to support our mates

With construction workers six times more likely to die by suicide than a workplace accident, hundreds of sites across the country are flying the flag in support of mental health and suicide prevention.

8 November 2021

Working with building developers boosts public housing in Gisborne

Agreements between Kāinga Ora and building developers will lift the number of social houses available in one of the eight areas of severe housing deprivation identified in the public housing plan.

5 November 2021

Partnership produces “home for life”

As Pukeko Blue Ltd service users age and their ability or mobility declines, a new Kāinga Ora home built in partnership will continue to meet their needs.

28 October 2021

New Zealand public housing pilot to feature at UN Climate Change Conference

An innovative new Kāinga Ora public housing pilot tackling climate change in the built environment will feature on the world stage at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP26).

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