22 June 2021

Infrastructure Acceleration Fund opening for business

Criteria to access at least $1 billion of the $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund (HAF) announced in March, is now available, and an invitation for expressions of interest will be released on 30 June by Kāinga Ora.

18 June 2021

Land purchased for new homes for people in Rotorua

To help meet the urgent need for more homes for whānau and tamariki in Rotorua, Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities has bought a large vacant plot of land in Rotorua where more warm, dry and modern homes will be built.

16 June 2021

From Tenancy Manager to family member: How downsizing has made a difference

Peter ‘couldn’t face the thought’ of moving from his home of 30 years after his wife passed. But he agreed to shift and, in the process, gained a new ‘family’ member.

31 May 2021

Canterbury affected by the floods

Canterbury continues to be hammered with rain, after a weekend which saw rivers throughout the region reach record highs, homes and roads flooded, and bridges washed away.

27 May 2021

Auckland housing developments win architectural design awards

Three Kāinga Ora developments in Auckland have won awards at Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Local Architecture Awards.

25 May 2021

‘Challenging preconceptions’: Canterbury social housing wins third award

A Kāinga Ora development has for the third time been recognised for its high-quality architectural design.

17 May 2021

Pitching in for Te Puhinui Big Clean

Kāinga Ora staff and Spotless volunteers rolled up their sleeves this month to help protect Manukau’s last remaining natural asset, the Puhinui Stream.

14 May 2021

Skilled up – Kāinga Ora customers go digital

Classes helping Kāinga Ora customers navigate the digital world have been a huge hit with their first attendees.

11 May 2021

Kāinga Ora Construction Plus students relish on-site work experience

Cejaye Ikuia has known she wanted to work in the construction industry since she learned wood technology back at Intermediate School.

7 May 2021

More homes for Maraenui, with more on the way

Nine family homes for transitional housing at Maraneui, Napier are completed and ready for whānau to move in. The homes are one of three developments underway in Maraenui to deliver 31 transitional housing places.

7 May 2021

Kāinga Ora Wellington developments take out top design awards

Two developments delivering great outcomes for the people who live in them, have been recognised at the Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects Wellington Awards.

5 May 2021

Kāinga Ora and Spotless celebrate biggest ever cohort of young Māngere cadets

Seventeen-year-old sisters Tarial, Salote and Aliitasi Seuteni were busier than usual during the term one school holidays; they spent them getting up early and learning how to wire in lights and install ovens.

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