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Ihumātao is not a housing issue, it’s a land issue
Māori housing expert Rau Hoskins and kaupapa Māori researcher Prof Jenny Lee-Morgan assert that the Ihumātao dispute is not a housing issue but a land issue, and therefore a government issue.Read More
“Together we need to design and enable innovative approaches to accelerate whānau, hapū and iwi development,” Minister of Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta says.Read More
A Community Housing Regulatory Authority report has agreed the Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust charged a couple too much. New figures show the trust is overcharging at least 12 units.Read More
The Healthy Homes Guarantee Act (No 2) passed into law in December 2017, amending the Residential Tenancies Act 1986.
The Healthy Homes Guarantee Act enables the government to create regulations that set minimum standards to create warmer, drier rental homes (the healthy homes standards)
Healthy homes standards - your feedback on making rental homes warmer and drier
The Minister of Housing and Urban Development has released a discussion document on proposed standards to create warmer, drier rental homes (the healthy homes standards), following the passing of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act in December 2017…Read More
Reform of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986
A targeted reform of the Residential Tenancies Act is underway to support the Government’s goal of making life better for renters.
On 27 August 2018, the Minister of Housing and Urban Development released a discussion document outlining proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986…Read More
Iwi are increasingly using the proceeds from Treaty of Waitangi settlements to fix longstanding problems facing their people. Richer tribes are investing more in social housing, savings schemes and health insurance. But many iwi have received small settlements and struggle to find a balance between investing the returns for the future generations and paying dividends to meet the needs of the current generation…Read More
Tranche 2 Special Edition
Ruth Berry and Jessica Hutchings, ask that you consider this document and send feedback to them by 2 July via the on-line feedback form or by attending one of the three engagement meetings to be held.
Please note they are not seeking project level ideas at this stage but rather are looking for high level priorities that enable us to collectively deliver on our mission. We look forward to your feedback and continuing to build a strong collective strategy for Tranche 2.Read More
The Auckland Māori Housing Summit will be held on Monday 23 April, convened jointly by Te Matapihi and the Independent Māori Statutory Board.
The summit is an opportunity for Auckland iwi and Māori providers to discuss housing issues with key ministers. It will be attended by Hon Phil Twyford (Minister for Housing and Urban Development) and Hon Nanaia Mahuta (Minister for Māori Development)...Read More