See the latest updates from Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities.
28 May 2020
Introducing our first-ever Landscape Design Guide
Kāinga Ora has developed a design guide to help promote sustainable landscapes in all of our state housing developments.
22 May 2020
Housing the Future webinar
Minister of Housing Hon Dr Megan Woods and CE Andrew McKenzie were guests on the Infrastructure NZ ‘Housing the Future’ webinar.
20 May 2020
Building a pipeline of apprentices
Kāinga Ora has helped more than 70 young people into an apprenticeship with the assistance of training and pastoral care providers.
19 May 2020
Bathroom pods: an OSM way to build better homes faster
It sounds a little like how you might put together your child’s doll house – an entire bathroom, complete with toilet, shower, basin and encased in lined walls and timber framing, to be slotted neatly into its rightful place in the home.
14 May 2020
Budget 2020 - More public housing to be built
Through Budget 2020 the Government is investing more funding to help deliver 8,000 new public housing and transitional housing places so that more New Zealanders can have a place to call home that is warm, dry and safe.
11 May 2020
Water restrictions for all Aucklanders
Water restrictions will come into effect across Auckland from this Saturday, May 16.
7 May 2020
How the cassette is making a comeback
Your children don’t know what they are and you thought they were obsolete, but the ‘cassette’ is offering modern solutions for new Kāinga Ora builds.
1 May 2020
Partnerships key to activating sites
Kāinga Ora and its build and development partners are reigniting the housing programme following the move to Alert Level 3.
17 April 2020
Wellbeing checks well received
We know it has been a confusing and possibly upsetting time for our tenants and their whānau, with the change to a Level 4 Alert as a result of COVID-19 so we’re reaching out to check in on them.
9 April 2020
Rent freeze for all tenants
The Government recently confirmed all residential rent increases would be frozen for 6 months.
2 April 2020
Online ‘Lunch Room’ to support construction workers
Suicide prevention charity MATES in Construction NZ has launched an online Lunch Room to support construction workers during the COVID-19 lockdown.
26 March 2020
Keeping our Pacific communities updated on COVID-19
Talofa lava | Kia orana | Tēnā koutou katoa
During this time it’s really important all whānau are kept up to date with information about the COVID-19 outbreak and the rules around the current national lockdown.