Te Aro Pā – a place to call home
As the country comes to the grips with the ongoing housing crisis, Māori landowners are finding their own solutions. The owners and trustees of Te Aro Pā are amongst those leading the way with a build of 14 papakāinga homes at Greta Point in Wellington.
Home repairs have massive impact
The transformation and impact has been massive. Our tamariki are really excited. The windows in their rooms and the holes in the floor will be fixed. There’s real excitement.”
Such has been the impact of new funding in the north for Māori housing.
Home repairs make life easier for Chatham Islands Resident
Life is much easier for Chatham Islands woman Joan Hough, now that she has an affordable and reliable power supply and access to water.
He Korowai Trust – providing ordinary services in an extraordinary way
He Korowai Trust has been working for the last four years to create a housing solution for whānau in desperate need in Kaitāia. This four year dream was finally realised with the opening of 9 homes within its social housing project – Kohuhu papakāinga, a 35 bed emergency accommodation unit, medical centre, community café and social services.
New Social Housing Development Opens at Mangatawa
True to the proverb that it takes a whole village to raise a child, these tamariki are doubly blessed in that they have their parents as well as the numerous kuia and koro who live in 16 kaumātua units close by to nurture and raise them together.
Solar panels help whānau get on their feet
It has been a long-awaited home improvement project for the Tukaokao whānau to get access to an affordable and reliable power supply and the whānau couldn’t be happier.
$12.6 million boost for Māori Housing Network
Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell said at a pre-budget announcement the Māori Housing Network will receive a $12.6 million boost over the next four years in this year’s Budget.
Mōkai Kāinga: All about community
For more than three decades Mōkai Kāinga Trust in Wellington has been ‘giving back’ to the community it serves. We visited Ōwhiro Gardens to discover a little bit more about what happens on the ground.