Weekly News List: Housing - 20th of May

Government action on homelessness an encouraging step

via Scoop

The Green Party welcomes today’s announcement that our Government will pay for an extra 1044 places in the Housing First programme, Co-Leader Marama Davidson said today. Read more…


Western Bay of Plenty first KiwiBuild homes revealed in Ōmokoroa

via NZ Herald

The first of 27 KiwiBuild homes are on the market for people needing affordable housing in the Western Bay of Plenty. Read more…

Hawke's Bay housing crisis: Affordable suburbs among the fastest rising house prices in NZ

via NZ Herald

Maraenui and Flaxmere, once the go-to areas for affordable Hawke's Bay housing, are now among the suburbs with the fastest growing house prices in New Zealand. Read more…


More funding to help homeless people into homes after successful Tauranga project

via NZ Herald

The announcement of further government funding for long-term homeless underpins the Housing First programme being taken seriously according to Tauranga's service provider, The People's Project. Read more…


Keep Māori land in Māori hands

via Scoop

A group of Māori landowners is vowing to fight a plan that will strip them of their ancestral land at Pāpāmoa near Tauranga. Read more…

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