Community

Published: 2018-09-14
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Good news! Housing New Zealand is now a pet-friendly landlord.

We know that pets can be great companions and we want our tenants and their whānau to experience the many benefits of pet ownership.


Published: 2018-04-27
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Every morning Housing New Zealand tenant Glenn Williams gets up, makes his coffee and heads off to work for eight hours a day.

‘Work’ for Glenn is recreating history, and in a room of his state house in New Lynn he carefully works on historical models, sometimes three at a time, with each model taking up to six months to complete.


Published: 2018-01-11
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Emergencies can happen anywhere, any time and without warning.

Make sure you and the people you care about are ready to get through by knowing the different ways to stay informed.


Published: 2017-12-18
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A shared cup of tea ends up in a weekly café at the Dixon Street Flats.

Like a lot of great ideas, the idea to start a communal café at the Dixon Street Flats was thought of over a cup of tea.


Published: 2017-10-12
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Before moving into his new Housing New Zealand home in the Auckland suburb of Meadowbank, Terrence says his health was getting worse. “Most of my benefit was being spent on day-to-day survival, which left little else for finding a permanent home, looking after my health and finding a job.”


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Twenty-seven-year-old Te Aorangi Corbett can barely articulate how she felt when she moved into her new, two-bedroom home in Waterview's Torea Place late last year.

Te Aorangi spent some time in emergency housing and then most recently three years in an old state house in New Lynn before being allocated a new house in Waterview.

Te Aorangi's home is one of 17 two-, three- and four-bedroom houses which have replaced three 1940s brick duplexes, houses that were old, cold and damp.