Posts in Policy Submissions
Kāinga ora - Homes and Communities Bill

As a National Peak Body for Māori Housing, it was imperative that Te Matapihi provided a submission to the Environment Committee for the Kāinga ora - Homes and Communities Bill

The Environment Committee agreed to invite Te Matapihi to make a submission on the bill. July 17, Te Matapihis General Manager supported by our Lead Communications Advisor, appeared before the select committee to speak to our submission.

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This Resource is to keep you up to date with our advocacy within the Māori Housing Sector. This article is a contribution from our Lead Policy and Engagement Advisor, Wayne Knox who shares the strong values that underpin our organisation, while also detailing its future ambitions as New Zealand’s peak body for Māori housing.

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HLC Mana Whenua Flyer

HLC (Homes. Land. Community) has provided this public flyer, intended for ngā mana whenua groups of Tāmaki Makaurau, extending information regarding their vision for and capability to co-provide community housing alongside treaty partners of Tāmaki Makaurau. HLC have a strong focus on Māori housing needs moving forward, ensuring that a variety of positive community-based outcomes are reinforced holistically through prospective housing projects.

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Further Submission to Plan Change 94B – Papakāinga – Whangarei District Council

Phase One of the Whangārei District Plan's Papakāinga policy became operative on 28 April 2011. Applications for Papakāinga currently require a resource consent as a discretionary activity. The existing provisions have not been formally utilised since they became operative. 94B represents Phase Two of Council’s Papakāinga policy.

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Cross-party Homelessness Inquiry Submission

This inquiry was launched by Labour, Green and Māori Parties after National MPs turned down Opposition requests for a Parliamentary select committee inquiry into the issue.

Submissions were requested from members of the public, those who experience homelessness and agencies working with them, about the best ways to support them and reduce the reasons they lose their homes in the first place.

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Auckland Unitary Plan Submission

Auckland Council received more than 9400 submissions on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) during the five-month notification period which closed on 28 February 2014. In the further submission period, which closed on 22 July 2014, a further 3800 submissions were received either supporting or opposing original submissions.

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