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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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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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