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Tauranga National Māori Housing Conference 2016 - Robert Hall (Hawai`i)

Robert Hall has over 35 years of experience in Hawaii’s Housing Industry, and before retiring in 2011 he last served as the Deputy Director of the Department of Hawaiian Homes Lands. In his presentation, Robert spoke to the economic and social challenges facing local families seeking home ownership and what is being done to help by local government and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.

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Tauranga National Māori Housing Conference 2016 - Robert Byers (Canada)

Robert Byers is a proud Canadian from the Little Black Bear Cree Nation. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Namerind Housing Corporation, a not-for-profit Aboriginal housing provider in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. In his presentation, Robert spoke about his unorthodox background, and how Namerind Housing Corporation has grown significantly over the last 10 years.

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He Whare Āwhina rūnanga complex [Video]

Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa’s current emergency/transitional housing policy provides a short-term (approximately twelve weeks) housing for up to six whānau at any one time, in three detached self-contained units located at He Whare Āwhina rūnanga housing complex. These whānau will then be supported by the rūnanga to move into long-term housing in private rental or Housing New Zealand properties or to other options provided by wider whānau.

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Te Ketepaeaha mō ngā Papakāinga Māori Housing Toolkit (Western Bay of Plenty)

The Māori Housing Toolkit is a step-by-step guide designed to assist Māori to develop papakāinga proposals (development plan) on multiple owned Māori land. The concept of papakāinga is not new and has traditionally been associated with Māori housing in a Marae setting. Papakāinga areas have also included other activities such as: kohanga reo, kura kaupapa, health clinic, horticulture or agriculture, sports and/or recreational areas, urupa and heritage sites.

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