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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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New Year barbeque in Riccarton

By   /  February 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 New Year barbeque in Riccarton

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation We had a great turnout for the New Year’s event at our complex in Riccarton Road. Asset Manager Ryan and Tenancy Manager Trish crank up the barbie Acting Area Manager Dharmista said having a barbeque was a great way to bring people together. “We can’t underestimate the value of connecting […]

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New Whangarei homes are ka pai

By   /  February 7, 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 Whangarei homes are ka pai

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Eleven new state homes were officially opened by the Minister for Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford on 5 February. Tenants Maurice and Wayne will be moving into new state homes on Maunu Road. The spacious one-bedroom homes on Maunu Rd, in Woodhill, are just 500m from Whangarei Hospital and […]

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New homes at Haumaru

By   /  February 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 New homes at Haumaru

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand opened its doors to the Johnsonville community at the new Haumaru 21-one bedroom development on Wednesday this week. Following a humble opening led by our Kaumatua we welcomed the community to join us for a BBQ and an opportunity to show them around the new units Haumaru […]

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Ground-breaking test shows new low-damage New Zealand construction practice can withstand earthquakes

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Construction, DJF, Earthquake Resilience, Housing, KB, KB, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Ground-breaking test shows new low-damage New Zealand construction practice can withstand earthquakes

Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand (PR.co.nz) A team of QuakeCoRE researchers have just completed a significant test of New Zealand building construction that shows new design methods will withstand future earthquakes without the damage observed during the Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquake sequences. A two-storey precast concrete building was tested on one of the […]

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Award-winning renovation improves lives

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Award-winning renovation improves lives

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Wellington’s iconic Centennial Flats were recognised by the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards. Housing New Zealand contractors Maycroft Construction received a Bronze Award in the Heritage/Restoration category, in recognition of their excellence in workmanship, construction practices and innovation. The Centennial Flats in Berhampore were ground-breaking when they were built back […]

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A place to call home this Christmas

By   /  December 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on A place to call home this Christmas

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation A place to call home, a place to cook a meal and a place to belong to is something Housing New Zealand tenant Trish is looking forward to this Christmas. This time last year Trish was living in emergency accommodation after being made homeless. Christmas was spent in a motel […]

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Newly renovated home icing on the cake

By   /  December 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Newly renovated home icing on the cake

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Sue has been a tenant in a block of central Auckland pensioner flats for about ten years and is thrilled with their recent make over. It’s an even better place to live now that the one-bedroom units are warmer and dryer, she says. Sue moved from a front unit to […]

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Recognising Home Pride

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Recognising Home Pride

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation In November Housing New Zealand launched the Home Pride Awards to celebrate and recognise tenants who who look after their Housing New Zealand homes and take pride in where they live. And the nominations flooded in. There were beautiful gardens, immaculately maintained interiors and many, many stories of tenants overcoming […]

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Changes to HomeStart Grant and Welcome Home Loan house price caps for new builds

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Changes to HomeStart Grant and Welcome Home Loan house price caps for new builds

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The Government has today made it easier for first home buyers wanting to apply for a Kiwibuild home using the HomeStart grant and Welcome Home Loan. The HomeStart grant and Welcome Home Loan house price caps for new builds outside the main centres are increasing to $500,000. Aligning the HomeStart, […]

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Property assets and debt drive changes in wealth – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Household net worth statistics: Year ended June 2018

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asset Returns, Assets, DJF, Dwelling and household estimates, Economic Statistics, Economics, Household Economic Survey, Household Income, Household Net Worth, Household Sector, Household Spending, Houses, Housing, Housing Sector, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Real Estate, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Property assets and debt drive changes in wealth – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Household net worth statistics: Year ended June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Property assets and debt drive changes in wealth – 14 December 2018 For typical households owning the home they live in, the value of their home rose almost $100,000 over the last three years, Stats NZ said today. Median property assets for people’s homes were up from $350,000 in the year ended June […]

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Christmas celebrations at Christchurch complexes

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Christmas celebrations at Christchurch complexes

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Residents at Barbadoes St and Eveleyn Couzins were treated to festive lunches recently. Residents at our Barbadoes St complex in central Christchurch enjoyed a Christmas barbecue hosted by the local Area Manager and Tenancy Manager. The following day, tenants at Eveleyn Couzins in Richmond tucked into ham, new potatoes and […]

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Wealth of top 20 percent rises by $394,000 – Stats NZ Information Release: Household net worth statistics: Year ended June 2018

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Assets, Demographics, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Household Economic Survey, Household Income, Household Net Worth, Household Sector, Household Spending, Houses, Housing, Housing Sector, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Property Prices, Property Statistics, Property Values, Residential Building Activity  /  Comments Off on Wealth of top 20 percent rises by $394,000 – Stats NZ Information Release: Household net worth statistics: Year ended June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Wealth of top 20 percent rises by $394,000 – 14 December 2018 The net worth of the richest 20 percent of New Zealand households has risen $394,000 since 2015, to reach a median of $1.75 million, Stats NZ said today. Over the same period, from the year ended June 2015 to the June […]

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Maintenance team helps out at Auckland City Mission

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Maintenance team helps out at Auckland City Mission

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Our maintenance teams have a very big and a very, very important job ensuring our tenant’s live in warm, dry and healthy homes. For the 2017/18 financial year we carried out 450,000 repairs on our 64,000 state houses around New Zealand. That massive volume of work saw $474 million dollars […]

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Meeting the neighbours down the lane

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Meeting the neighbours down the lane

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation If you’ve ever moved your family to a new neighbourhood, you’ll know it can be a challenging time. You spend anxious mornings calming the kids’ nerves before they set off to their new school, and you miss the familiar faces of the people you used to bump into at the […]

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Calm Christine helps contractor

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Calm Christine helps contractor

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Dunedin tenant Christine’s quick and calm response was of great help to one of our contractors. The contractor had just arrived to replace a broken door knob and accidentally cut himself badly while trying to open the packaging. Christine who has done First Aid training instantly knew what she needed […]

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FENZ and HNZ team up to train fire fighters

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on FENZ and HNZ team up to train fire fighters

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Ever been tossed into a two story building, that’s fully cloaked in dense peanut oil smoke and made to carry a 90kg dummy downstairs in blackout conditions? Not too many could lay claim to that and having now experienced it briefly first hand myself I can safely say not too […]

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Christmas Cheer for southern tenants

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Christmas Cheer for southern tenants

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Festive cheer was in plentiful supply when Housing New Zealand hosted a Christmas dinner for elderly tenants in Mosgiel this week. Tenancy Manager Stacey said it was a team effort with contractors DHMC setting up and cleaning up afterwards, providing pot plants, chocolates and juice while there were carol signers, […]

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A whare for Te Taitokerau

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on A whare for Te Taitokerau

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Te Roopu Taurima is the largest kaupapa Maori organisation in the country, providing support services for people of all ethnicities who have intellectual disabilities. Te Taitokerau whare Currently the organisation leases 52 community group homes from Housing New Zealand, from as far north as Kaitaia and as far south as […]

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Sit back and relax

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Sit back and relax

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Sometimes the best conversations start when people are relaxed and having fun. HNZ Asset Manager Terry getting a hug from a tenant to say thank you for her home insulation. With this in mind, Housing New Zealand hosted a special morning tea for their tenants in Otahuhu recently. 13 members […]

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