A Māori housing group is backing a controversial plan to build 300 houses on an Auckland reserve, saying it could help more Māori own their own homes.Te Matapihi supports the Point England Development Enabling Bill, which will allow the government to rezone the land for development.Read More
The political tent was set up outside Te Tii marae this weekend. Te Matapihi provides a short update on the housing issues discussed during today’s political forum, which included representatives from Labour, Māori Party, Mana, Greens and others.Read More
The Iwi Chairs Forum met at the Copthorne Hotel in Waitangi today. It was evident that the Iwi Chairs have the ears of Ministers - but what does this mean for housing Māori? Te Matapihi offers a perspective.Read More
Article in the Northern Advocate on the Whangarei District Council PC94B (papakāinga) hearings, held at Toll Stadium 21 November 2016. Te Matapihi Programme Manager Jade Kake and Kaumātua Fred Sadler presented on behalf of Te Matapihi.Read More
Te Matapihi are pleased to announce the appointment of the Trust’s first General Manager (GM) Patrick Gemmell.
Patrick has had a long career as a senior public servant in the areas of Education, Corrections, Environment, Housing and Māori development, and we have great confidence that Patrick will further Te Matapihi’s vision for growing the Māori housing sector to deliver improved housing outcomes for our people.Read More