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Habitat Celebrates 30 Years Of Delivering Decent Housing – But Much More To Do

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 8:45 am | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity New Zealand is celebrating 30 years of building homes, communities and hope in Aotearoa and the Pacific, however it also recognises there is still a lot more that needs to be done to achieve its vision of a world where everyone has ... More >>

Habitat Supporting Cyclone Affected Whānau

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 11:55 am | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Northern Region Chief Executive Conrad LaPointe today expressed his sympathy for all those affected by the recent severe weather events across the North Island, “ As Cyclone Gabrielle passes, we are seeing the scale of destruction ... More >>

Home Ownership Dream Now A Reality For Two Christchurch Families

Sunday, 16 October 2022, 4:36 am | Habitat for Humanity

15 October 2022 – Two Christchurch families in housing need will soon move into homes they will one day own today as part of Habitat for Humanity New Zealand’s Progressive Home Ownership (PHO) programme. The two families will move into their ... More >>

Several Hundred Thousand Kiwi Families Are Experiencing Unacceptable Living Conditions: New Aotearoa Housing Survey

Monday, 27 June 2022, 7:12 pm | Habitat for Humanity

AMI Insurance and Habitat for Humanity NZ are on a mission to help improve the lives of 75,000 Kiwis living in housing need; this survey is the first step to help understand the scale of the issue. The inaugural Aotearoa Housing Survey by AMI Insurance and ... More >>

Home Repairs And Rebuild Focus For Habitat’s Work In Tonga

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 12:08 pm | Habitat for Humanity

For immediate release, 26 January 2022 – Habitat for Humanity New Zealand is drawing on its proven track record of disaster response in the Pacific to assist the people of Tonga after the devastation caused by the eruption of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai. ... More >>

Habitat For Humanity To Build Further 40 Homes Due To Government PHO Funding

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 9:44 am | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity New Zealand is delighted to have successfully secured additional loan support from the Government to provide 40 new homes to families of modest means. Under the Progressive Home Ownership (PHO) programme, Habitat will receive a $13.8 ... More >>

Greens’ Rent to Own an idea whose time has come

Monday, 5 August 2019, 11:48 am | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is welcoming commitments made by Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson at the Party’s AGM for a government-backed rent to own scheme. More >>

Habitat home repair gets a $1M boost

Monday, 29 July 2019, 1:54 pm | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity’s essential home repair work for low and moderate income families has received an unprecedented $1M boost from Bank of New Zealand (BNZ). More >>

Ground Broken on Hands on for Habitat Project

Friday, 28 June 2019, 7:31 pm | Habitat for Humanity

Ground Broken on Hands on for Habitat Project in Ngaruawahia Habitat for Humanity Central North Island has broken ground this afternoon on the ‘Hands on for Habitat’ project in Ngaruawahia, which aims to raise funds for Habitat’s home repair programme. More >>

Housing Budget a balance between urgent and long-term needs

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 6:09 pm | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity New Zealand commends the announcement of a range of new funds in housing, largely geared to address the urgent needs of the chronically homeless, those in government-funded transitional housing, and those deemed at imminent risk ... More >>

High Hopes for Home Ownership Assistance in Budget

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 5:02 pm | Habitat for Humanity

Tammy Ngawhika hopes that tomorrow’s budget announcement will include home ownership opportunities for people on low to moderate incomes. “Before I moved into my own home, I was living in a cold, damp home. My children were in and out of hospital. ... More >>

Housing Forum Puts Spotlight on Housing for Pacific People

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 1:12 pm | Habitat for Humanity

Auckland, 14th May 2019 The inaugural Pacific People’s Housing Forum, hosted by housing organisation Habitat for Humanity New Zealand and the Office of Hon. Jenny Salesa MP, Minister for Building and Construction will take place in Auckland on ... More >>

Progressive Home Ownership could help end family poverty

Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:33 am | Habitat for Humanity

Progressive Home Ownership could help end intergenerational poverty More >>

Housing Charity backs call for Progressive Home Ownership

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 7:50 pm | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity New Zealand agrees with the Salvation Army’s call for expanding access to home ownership through a form of Progressive Home Ownership as part of the government’s KiwiBuild scheme. The housing charity, which has assisted hundreds ... More >>

Habitat for Humanity readies response to Cyclone Gita

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 5:00 pm | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity, a not-for profit organisation focused on shelter, is preparing a response to Tropical Cyclone Gita, which struck Tonga as a Category 4 storm overnight after passing through Samoa. More >>

Home-for-a-home scheme for developing nations announced

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 2:24 pm | Habitat for Humanity

30 November 2017 New Zealand’s first home-for-a-home scheme for developing nations announced Habitat for Humanity New Zealand, a not-for profit organisation that works to provide access to affordable shelter, in partnership with national construction ... More >>

15,000 To Become Progressive Homeowners

Saturday, 19 November 2016, 10:27 pm | Habitat for Humanity

The Green Party today launched its progressive homeownership policy at the annual conference of Habitat for Humanity New Zealand, reports the housing charity from its Rotorua event. More >>

Damage in Philippines after Typhoon Haima devastation

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 4:13 pm | Habitat for Humanity

Shelter expert Habitat for Humanity is today assessing damage to homes and farms in the Northern Philippines after the category four typhoon Haima brought intense winds and rain. More >>

Habitat for Humanity Talks Solutions with Labour Leader

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 3:31 pm | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity New Zealand has today met with Labour Leader Andrew Little to share ideas about housing in New Zealand. This follows a recent announcement that the charity is building 100 cyclone-resistant homes in the Pacific. More >>

Fashion for Humanity - Mena Label Rebuilds Fiji

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 9:55 am | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is today recognising fashion designer Agnes Loheni and her team at fashion label MENA for their extraordinary support for cyclone victims in Fiji. The high-end Pacific clothing label’s fundraiser is being hailed as ‘true solidarity’ ... More >>





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