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Get Creative? – Get a Cup of Tea

By   /  November 20, 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 Get Creative? – Get a Cup of Tea

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Back in Spring last year a group of Housing New Zealand tenants got together for afternoon tea with Housing New Zealand staff. Overflowing with green goodness They weren’t to know what would come out of that cup of tea a short but eventful year later. The conversation turned to gardening […]

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Housing New Zealand wins Innovation award at 2018 Safest Place to work

By   /  November 19, 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 Housing New Zealand wins Innovation award at 2018 Safest Place to work

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Last week our Health, Safety and Security team was presented with the accolade in the 2018 Safest Place to Work Awards, run by Safe365. L-R: Mike, Tarniya, Naomi and Andrew before the award The awards, sponsored by TradeMe Jobs, aims to reward, celebrate and recognise organisations that have built an […]

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Growing a Sense of Community

By   /  November 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 Growing a Sense of Community

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Shared gardens are helping Housing New Zealand tenants to connect with their neighbours. When a group of people living in a Housing New Zealand neighbourhood in central Auckland came together one hot summer’s day, the plan was to build a shared garden, but what they created was something far greater. […]

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Housing New Zealand congratulates Urban Design Manager on national architecture award

By   /  November 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 Housing New Zealand congratulates Urban Design Manager on national architecture award

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand warmly congratulates its Urban Design Manager, Sue Evans, who on Friday night (9 November) at Te Papa won industry recognition with a national award from the president of the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA). L-R: Patrick Dougherty, Sue Evans and Garry Looker at Te Papa on […]

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Southern visit for HNZ Board

By   /  November 8, 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 Southern visit for HNZ Board

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Housing New Zealand’s Board was impressed with the quality of work being done for its tenants when it undertook a visit to Dunedin and Christchurch recently. HNZ Board members, from left, Mark Ratcliffe, Leigh Auton, Philippa Howden-Chapman and Vui Mark Gosche, were among members of the HNZ Board that visited […]

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Remaking and giving back

By   /  November 8, 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 Remaking and giving back

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Wellington based charity The Common Unity Project Aotearoa, has helped a Housing New Zealand tenant, find purpose and use her skills in a sustainable way. The ReMakery’s experienced sewer Linda. Based in Fairfield, Lower Hutt, The Common Unity Project has been supporting locals since 2012 by growing food, providing meals […]

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Tenant Lizzy turns 100!

By   /  November 6, 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 Tenant Lizzy turns 100!

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation A very, very special day dawned recently for New Lynn tenant Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ Trigg who turned 100. Lizzy Trigg and Phil Twyford Minister of Housing & Urban Development. Lizzy lives in a Housing New Zealand complex in West Auckland which has been her home for close to 20 years. Housing […]

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Every voice counts

By   /  November 2, 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 Every voice counts

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation From now until December, the Government wants to hear from as many people as possible to help ensure New Zealand is the best place to be a child. The Prime Minister and her Government have made this one of their top priorities. A Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy is being […]

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Housing New Zealand welcomes Porirua regeneration plan

By   /  November 1, 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 Housing New Zealand welcomes Porirua regeneration plan

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation More warm and dry state homes will be available for Housing New Zealand (HNZ) tenants in Porirua through the Government’s regeneration plan which was announced today. HNZ Chair Adrienne Young-Cooper said the long-term plan would see up to 2,900 public houses in Porirua renewed which will mean better quality homes […]

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Tenants form friendships over lunch

By   /  October 31, 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 Tenants form friendships over lunch

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Tenants in one of the newest HNZ redevelopments in Christchurch gathered for a pot luck lunch recently. Tenants Luke (left) and Chris were among the tenants who gathered for a shared lunch at the common room, designed as part of the new building. Organised by Tenancy Manager Lynley and Stakeholder […]

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Regenerating regional NZ housing

By   /  October 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 Regenerating regional NZ housing

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Timaru resident Mervyn is stoked about moving into one of the first state homes built in the area in nearly a decade. Tenancy Manager Karen receives the keys for a new Timaru home from Project Manager David In an interview with the Timaru Courier, the 72-year-old said: “I’m rapt. It […]

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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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