16 April 2024

Age is just a number for local Timaru legend

In his hometown of Timaru, John is better known by his alter ego, Scooterman.

15 April 2024

New homes to be delivered in Dunedin

Kāinga Ora is planning to purchase seven new homes from a local Dunedin developer to bring more homes to the Otago community.

11 April 2024

100,000 native plants to help grow local careers

Over the next three years the Environmental Cadetship programme will help local residents from eastern Porirua gain valuable qualifications and on-the-job training, whilst seeing more than 100,000 native plants planted through Bothamley and Cannons Creek parks.

9 April 2024

New homes set to increase housing supply in Westport

Kāinga Ora last week offered the community the chance to walk through the new Queen Street homes in Westport, which it plans to purchase later this month.

8 April 2024

Whānau moving from motels into Gisborne’s largest social housing development

Whānau are ready to move into Gisborne’s new 31 home, social housing development this week. For most of the new tenants, it will be the first time they have had a long-term place to live for some time.

5 April 2024

Major milestone for Auckland large-scale development

Residents in the Auckland suburb of Northcote now have access to better roads, new parks and public spaces following completion of extensive civil infrastructure works at the Kāinga Ora development.

4 April 2024

Exciting new chapter for Wellington: Rolleston Street development completed

Kāinga Ora has marked a significant milestone in Wellington's central city housing journey with the completion of Te Ō, in Rolleston Street. 

3 April 2024

Kāinga Ora home a place to make new memories

Blenheim mum Maria and her whānau gather around the dining table in the kitchen of their Kāinga Ora home every day, connecting with each other over kai.

27 March 2024

Delivering more housing when it’s needed most

With price and inflationary pressures making developing and building homes more expensive, Kāinga Ora is reassessing a small number of its developments to ensure they are cost-effective while continuing to deliver more social housing.

26 March 2024

Long term renewal plan for Ōrākei

Over the next decade, some of our oldest social housing in Auckland will be replaced.

14 March 2024

The impact of blessing new homes for Tairāwhiti whānau

Morehu has blessed many of the 90 new Gisborne homes Kāinga Ora has built in the last 2 years. As a kaikarakia based in Tairāwhiti, he knows that a blessing is a very important part of providing homes for whānau who haven’t had anywhere suitable to live.

12 March 2024

YouTube, emojis and surfing the web – Neta is queen of them all

Senior customer Neta has become a confident queen of emojis since taking part in a digital literacy course at her Kāinga Ora complex in South Auckland.

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