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Big clean up in Māngere

By   /  October 16, 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 Big clean up in Māngere

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation A quiet street in South Auckland’s Māngere was recently full of activity when Housing New Zealand, maintenance contractor Spotless, and HLC put on a spring clean event for tenants living just outside the Māngere Development. HNZ and HLC staff members at Tagata Way Spring Clean About 50 plumbing, carpentry and […]

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What kind of teenager gives up their school holidays to work for free?

By   /  October 15, 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 What kind of teenager gives up their school holidays to work for free?

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Cadets on the job Radio New Zealand’s Zac Fleming posed that question in a recent Checkpoint story when he visited a group of Māngere secondary school students who were getting hands-on trades training. The partnership between two local schools, Māngere Development partners Housing New Zealand and HLC, and Housing New […]

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Construction Skills Action Plan

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Construction Skills Action Plan

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation A plan to address skills and labour shortages in the construction industry was recently announced by the Government. L-R: Minister Parker, Minister Salesa and Minister Jackson The Construction Skills Action Plan was unveiled at our Clayton Ave site in Otara, South Auckland. Such is the importance and significance of this […]

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Little slice of Galway

By   /  October 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 Little slice of Galway

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The site of the 71-unit, two-block complex in Galway Street, Onehunga was officially unveiled by Minister Twyford. Housing Minister Phil Twyford (right) and Housing New Zealand Board Deputy Chair Vui Mark Gosche listen to Housing New Zealand’s Asset Development General Manager Patrick Dougherty during the official unveiling event recently. Designed […]

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Housing New Zealand and Waikato-Tainui to develop more Hamilton homes

By   /  October 5, 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 and Waikato-Tainui to develop more Hamilton homes

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand and Waikato-Tainui today announced that they will begin work on rejuvenating the old Jebson Place site in Hamilton East into a mix of public and private housing. Architect’s render after development completed A development agreement signed by both parties now paves the way for the site to […]

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Sunny new homes open in Nelson

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Sunny new homes open in Nelson

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The first new state houses built in Nelson for around 15 years opened recently. Four lucky tenants will soon be settled in their brand new one-bedroom units in Kawai Street, very near the hospital and a major bus route. The units are designed to help meet the need for smaller […]

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Breaking the ice in Beach Haven

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Breaking the ice in Beach Haven

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation It’s not always easy to meet your neighbours. That’s why the Community Development Team puts on street get togethers for new redevelopments. About 20 tenants came along to a lunchtime event held at Hayman Place and Mavis Place in Beach Haven on 8 September. Tenants had moved into the 14 […]

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Proactive problem solving to housing New Zealanders

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Proactive problem solving to housing New Zealanders

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand has won the inaugural CoreNet Global Proactive Property award. The event, which was held in Britomart last night, was run by the New Zealand chapter of CoreNet, the non-profit corporate real estate association. L-R Brendon Liggett and Patrick Dougherty Housing New Zealand’s Asset Development General Manager Patrick […]

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Te Maru o Tawatawa homes open in the Capital

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Te Maru o Tawatawa homes open in the Capital

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Public housing in Wellington received a boost today with the opening of 34 modern, warm and dry Housing New Zealand apartments in Berhampore. The complex in Britomart Street will provide much needed one-bedroom homes to help meet the increasing demand for smaller units in the Capital. Opened by the Housing […]

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Housing New Zealand welcomes move to embed social objectives

By   /  September 21, 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 welcomes move to embed social objectives

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand (HNZ) is welcoming the Government’s proposals to support the agency’s objective to become a world class housing provider. Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford today announced a set of proposals to help strengthen HNZ’s focus on the needs of tenants by embedding a set of social […]

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Housing New Zealand Meth Report released

By   /  September 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 Housing New Zealand Meth Report released

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Today the Hon Phil Twyford, Housing and Urban Development Minister, Housing New Zealand’s Acting Board Chair Vui Mark Gosche and Housing New Zealand’s Chief Executive released Housing New Zealand report into its past methamphetamine contamination response. HNZ Chief Executive Andrew McKenzie says the report shows HNZ’s previous approach had a […]

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Customer Centre Champions

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Customer Centre Champions

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Congratulations to Shahnaz and Steve who are winners in the 2018 Contact Centre Institute of New Zealand Awards (CCINZ). Steve and Shahnaz at the awards The awards dinner was held on the weekend with Shahnaz coming out top in the National Contact Centre Trainer of the Year category and Steve […]

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Saying yes to pets

By   /  September 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 Saying yes to pets

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation As of September 2018 Housing New Zealand is a pet friendly landlord. Housing New Zealand tenants can now keep dogs, cats, livestock animals (cows, sheep, horses, pigs, goats that are kept as pets), birds, fish and small animals at their home. Chief Operating Officer, Paul Commons says this change is […]

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2018 Public Housing Plan

By   /  August 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 2018 Public Housing Plan

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford has released the 2018 Public Housing Plan. This latest version builds on and replaces the 2016 Social Housing Purchasing Strategy, which is managed by the Ministry of Social Development, and provides Housing New Zealand and the housing sector with updated information about where, […]

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New Monarch Garden opens to all

By   /  August 22, 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 Monarch Garden opens to all

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation An unloved grass strip has morphed into a productive community garden in Burnside, Christchurch. Proudly showing off the new shed The new Monarch Community Garden in Kendal Ave opened in mid-August, nine months after the idea was raised by tenants at an afternoon tea hosted by Housing New Zealand. “What […]

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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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