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More quality homes that stand the test of time

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on More quality homes that stand the test of time

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The future site of 45 warm, dry state homes in Manurewa in South Auckland was the backdrop for the announcement of an agreement between the Government and the construction industry. Jointly developed by Ministers, government agencies and industry leaders from across the construction sector, the Construction Sector Accord signals a […]

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Garden party for tenant Yola

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Garden party for tenant Yola

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Wellington’s weather turned on a stunning autumn day for Lower Hutt tenant Yola who recently hosted her first garden party for some of her fellow tenants. Yola in her garden With the help of Emily and Mele from the Hutt Valley team, the 93 year-old and avid gardener, got the […]

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A warm and dry place to call home

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on A warm and dry place to call home

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation A Hamilton family of seven will not face the chill of another winter in a cold, damp basement having recently moved into a modern five- bedroom Housing New Zealand home. A warm and dry home – Anita (far left) with her whānau in her new home Housing New Zealand Tenancy […]

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Maunu Housing New Zealand development to be notified

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Maunu Housing New Zealand development to be notified

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand has decided to voluntarily seek notification of the resource consent application for a housing development at 67- 87 Puriri Park Rd, Whangarei. This decision took into consideration the length of time the land in question has been vacant, leading to most of the local community mistakenly considering […]

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Housing New Zealand announces new Bond Policy

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Housing New Zealand announces new Bond Policy

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand is reducing the financial burden of moving into a state house through its new bond policy. From Sunday 7 April 2019 a bond will no longer be collected from new tenants. Housing New Zealand’s policy has been to collect two weeks income-related rent as a bond. The […]

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A nation gets neighbourly

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on A nation gets neighbourly

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation From all around the country, Housing New Zealand residents have been getting to know one another by celebrating Neighbours Day. Stacey and Bethany For Stacey and her daughter Bethany, Neighbours Day festivities were a chance to catch up with some familiar faces. Stacey is a Tenancy Manager in Mosgiel and […]

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From Christchurch, with thanks

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on From Christchurch, with thanks

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Two of our staff have been instrumental in helping our Housing New Zealand community navigate the terror attacks on two Christchurch mosques. As a show of gratitude, each was gifted some pounamu. Left: Mohammed chats with Liz about the pounamu. Right: Regional Manager Jackie, right, gifted Ahmad his pounamu. Ahmad […]

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Giving new graduates a chance in the industry

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Giving new graduates a chance in the industry

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Seven new recruits have joined the inaugural Housing New Zealand graduate programme. Back row: Josh Chemis, Kelsey Elliot and Jackson Munn. Front row: Emily Old, Ophelea Hawthorn, Hannah Shingler and Jimmy Atkin After one month on the job, the graduates are thriving as they apply their university learning in the […]

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Blessing paves the way for new Marfell homes

By   /  March 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Blessing paves the way for new Marfell homes

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Progress on the building of 68 modern, quality, affordable new homes in New Plymouth took another step with the blessing of the Marfell site on 21 March. L-R: Kaumatua; Reverend Albie Martin; Patrick Dougherty and Renee Regal (Housing New Zealand), Shaun Biesiek (New Plymouth District Council Councillor) The blessing paved […]

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Whanaungatanga out West

By   /  March 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Whanaungatanga out West

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The Albionvale neighbourhood in West Auckland say their Neighbours Day 2019 was a day their community won’t forget. The sausage sizzle was a huge hit at the Albionvale Neighbours Day The kaupapa for their event was to promote whanaungatanga within community—that means developing a sense of kinship or family connection […]

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Kai and crafts bring communities together for Neighbours Day

By   /  March 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Kai and crafts bring communities together for Neighbours Day

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Hundreds of Housing New Zealand tenants from across the country came together to connect with their neighbours to celebrate Neighbours Day 2019. The new pātaka kai (neighbourhood pantry) created by residents Tenants have organised about 50 Neighbours Day events from last Friday to the end of March, ranging from movie […]

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Everybody needs good neighbours

By   /  March 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Everybody needs good neighbours

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand tenants are leading a variety of events designed to bring people together for Neighbours Day Aotearoa 2019. Tenants have registered about 50 Neighbours Day events ranging from such things as movie nights to street parties, barbecues, gardening activities, clean ups, sharing a cup of tea and pot […]

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Kia Kaha Christchurch

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Kia Kaha Christchurch

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation We show care, acceptance and cultural respect to all tenants from a diverse range of nationalities and religions. We welcome people and provide them a warm, safe and dry place to call home. We hold aroha in our hearts for the people who have been killed and injured and the […]

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New partnership opens doors

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New partnership opens doors

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Weltec and Whitireia Polytechnic trade students are putting their carpentry skills to good use by building new state housing for families. Preparing the team for unloading the new homes Forty-seven new 2-bedroom homes will be built over the next five years thanks to a new partnership between Weltec/Whitireia and Housing […]

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Old house given new life

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Old house given new life

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Moving house took on new meaning recently. A tired old duplex received a spruce up at Spring Hill Corrections Facility as part of a Housing New Zealand / Department of Corrections Waikato partnership which teaches prisoners construction skills to help them get employment on release. Once refurbished at the prison, […]

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From little things big things grow

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on From little things big things grow

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The Hutt Valley team hit a milestone recently, when Mario’s Pantry delivered its 1,053 food item. Mario in front of his pantry Late last year, Hutt Valley Tenancy Manager, Mario came up with the idea of creating a pantry of bulk food items that Tenancy Managers could give to tenants, […]

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From State House to Owning a Home

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on From State House to Owning a Home

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Doc and Kaylene had been Housing New Zealand tenants for 26 years before being helped into their own home by the organisation in June 2018. Finding the required funds had been the biggest hurdle but with the help of a successful FirstHome grant of $14,000 and combined KiwiSaver HomeStart grants […]

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Sharing the load at Stanmore Road

By   /  February 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Sharing the load at Stanmore Road

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Recently tenants and staff mucked in for a working bee at our complex in Stanmore Road, followed by a barbeque. Tenancy Managers Julie and Renee at the working bee Residents made the most of the bins provided to clear out unwanted items from their homes, and many helped with the […]

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Tackling rubbish one skip at a time

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Tackling rubbish one skip at a time

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation A sunny day, seven skips bins and a fired up barbeque helped Housing New Zealand Tenancy Managers and Maintanence Supervisors work with tenant’s in Teo Lane and Tioro Lane in Mangere, Auckland to remove rubbish and learn how to keep their streets and homes tidy. Housing New Zealand Tenancy Manager, […]

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Blessing paves the way for building development in Porirua

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Blessing paves the way for building development in Porirua

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Work to begin building 53 new homes in Cannons Creek, Porirua, will be underway this month after the blessing of Housing New Zealand’s Castor Loop site today. L-R: Adrian Rurawhe – MP for Te Tau Hauauru; Taku Parai – Ngati Toa Kamatua; Mike Tana – Porirua Mayor; Patrick Dougherty, Housing […]

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