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What’s for lunch?

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on What’s for lunch?

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation A group of Housing New Zealand volunteers have lent their time and lunch-making skills to Eat My Lunch. A couple of weeks ago a small cross-team group (Helena, Rosita, Mandy, Sue, Nick, Mark, Barbara, Emily, Matt, and Kieran) took some time out of their busy schedules to give back to […]

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Monk Mackenzie: Award-winning state housing should be the norm

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Monk Mackenzie: Award-winning state housing should be the norm

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand’s Jennings Jersey development in Mt Albert has just been shortlisted in the annual New Zealand Institute of Architecture awards. The project’s architects at Monk Mackenzie say award winning design should be the norm for new state housing. Photo credit: Simon Devitt Photographer Designing state houses for Housing […]

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Healthier homes, quicker, for those who need them most

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Healthier homes, quicker, for those who need them most

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation A high-tech building product Housing New Zealand is beginning to use in new state houses will not only help them build homes faster, it will have health and wellbeing benefits for the occupants. Timber is a resource central to the New Zealand economy and one at the heart of Housing […]

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The café that helps Housing New Zealand tenants give back

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on The café that helps Housing New Zealand tenants give back

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation What started as a place to chat over coffee has grown into a way for Housing New Zealand tenants to meet their neighbours and give back to their community. The communal café on the top floor of Housing New Zealand’s Dixon Street Flats in downtown Wellington was started to bring […]

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New home perfect for large Dunedin family

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New home perfect for large Dunedin family

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The opening of the first new Regional Housing Programme house in Dunedin was a gift for one young mother and her six children Waiariki gives the mihi More than forty guests attended the opening of the first Dunedin home under the Regional Housing Programme in Dunedin on Friday 3 August. […]

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Mangere College cadets rewarded for their early starts

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Mangere College cadets rewarded for their early starts

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation In the July school holidays five year 13 Mangere College students traded their school holidays for early starts heading to local Housing New Zealand homes to install showers and do repairs. It might sound like some cruel extension of detention, but in fact it represents the start of an important […]

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Successful programme marks a milestone

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Successful programme marks a milestone

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation An idea hatched by a Christchurch tenancy manager has turned into a successful weekly community programme that recently celebrates its first birthday. The special birthday cake made to mark the programme’s first birthday. The “Tea and Tots’’ programme was launched in the Hornby area in Christchurch’s south-west a year ago […]

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Virtual tour: The future of state housing in New Zealand

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Virtual tour: The future of state housing in New Zealand

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation A video fly-through provides a sneak peek of how Housing New Zealand’s latest designs will look in our streets. If you were to walk along a street of homes built to Housing New Zealand’s standard designs, the idea is that you wouldn’t be able to tell which houses are ours. […]

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Modern state housing development for Christchurch community

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Modern state housing development for Christchurch community

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The first stage of an impressive re-development in a Christchurch community hit hard by the earthquakes was recently opened. On a site where there were eight older homes now sits 23 spacious one bedroom units. Next door, a set of two-bedroom, two-storey homes will be completed later this year, providing […]

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Waterview tenant affirms 6 Homestar benefits

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Waterview tenant affirms 6 Homestar benefits

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Te Aorangi Corbett has been living in a 6 Homestar rated Housing New Zealand home in Auckland’s Waterview since late 2016 with her young son Kayden. Housing New Zealand will in coming months certify all its new state homes to a 6 Homestar level or higher. Homeowner Zane Raphael, Kayden […]

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Embracing higher density housing is a positive sign that Auckland is growing up

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Embracing higher density housing is a positive sign that Auckland is growing up

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Increasing the density of our existing neighbourhoods is key to solving Auckland’s housing challenge. But where do we find enough spare land to make an impact? Increasing the density of our existing neighbourhoods is key to solving Auckland’s housing challenge. But where do we find enough spare land to make […]

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Why living closer to your neighbours makes you safer, happier and more connected

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Why living closer to your neighbours makes you safer, happier and more connected

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation There’s no question we need more homes in closer proximity than before. But far from being a necessary evil, higher density living can have surprising upsides. New Zealand is a country built on close-knit communities – communities where children played in the streets until dinner time and where we knew […]

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New home means healthier, happier young family

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New home means healthier, happier young family

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Moving into a brand new Housing New Zealand home has been life-changing for Angelica Meads and her family. Angelica and her partner Shaidde McKenzie now have a suitable place to raise their five boys. She says the kids are so much healthier and happier in the warm, modern, four-bedroom Blockhouse […]

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The evolution of the New Zealand state house: From ‘good bones’ to award-winning design

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on The evolution of the New Zealand state house: From ‘good bones’ to award-winning design

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The first state house under the Labour government, built in 1937 at 12 Fife Lane, Wellington. Close to a century after being built, the classic New Zealand state houses of the 1930s and 40s are hot property. In New Zealand’s buoyant housing market, they’re seen as affordable and attractive options […]

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Flagship development signals a fresh approach for state housing

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Flagship development signals a fresh approach for state housing

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation He pukenga wai, he nōhanga tāngata; he nōhanga tāngata, he putanga kōrero Building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders These words in Te Reo Maori and English are at the heart of what Housing New Zealand is all about. Those words are, in fact, our new vision which I’m […]

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Janders Dean innovation awards

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Janders Dean innovation awards

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand’s in-house legal team has been recognised for a pilot project which has cut the time needed to compile building contracts by an average 75%. The Janders Dean & NexisLexis APAC Innovation Index recognises the most innovative law teams in the Asia Pacific region, and in 2018 Housing […]

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New home helps family ‘live their lives’

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New home helps family ‘live their lives’

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Moving into a new, four-bedroom home was the best Christmas present that Housing New Zealand tenant Pauline Otunuku and her family could have hoped for. But the move was about more than the four walls and a roof under over their heads – the family was also welcomed into the […]

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Housing New Zealand to build supportive housing in central Auckland

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Housing New Zealand to build supportive housing in central Auckland

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Working together to take a fresh approach to supportive inner city living Architect’s render of the Greys Ave development To help meet the growing demand for housing in Auckland’s city centre, and the number of people currently sleeping rough, Housing New Zealand is planning to develop a new building on […]

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How Housing New Zealand is helping address Auckland’s housing challenge

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on How Housing New Zealand is helping address Auckland’s housing challenge

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Auckland needs more housing – and it needs it now. In a recent report, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment estimated the shortfall in housing in Auckland to be around 45,000 homes. Building consents are booming, but demand is still outstripping construction, and the consequences are being felt the […]

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Conservation honour for HNZ tenant

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Conservation honour for HNZ tenant

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Queen’s Birthday Weekend took on extra significance for a Housing New Zealand tenant based in Lyttelton, near Christchurch. HNZ Area Manager Fraser Benson catches up with Lyttelton tenant Alison in her impressive garden. Alison was awarded a Queen’s Service Medal for her services to conservation in the portside community. She […]

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