Feeling trapped in their rental situation, William and Lois Dornan and their four children partnered with Habitat for Humanity Central North Island to change things around permanently.
New Zealand has one of the most insecure rental terms in the world which affects people's security of a place to live. Security of tenure is one of The Six Dimensions of Housing Adequacy and Habitat Central North Island General Manager Nic Greene outlines the tenets of each dimension, this time Habitability.
Habitat for Humanity Central North Island is leading two Global Village trips in 2017. We are building homes for families in Argentina and Colombia.
Habitat for Humanity New Zealand received a big recognition when CEO, Claire Szabó was invited to represent Habitat for Humanity International as part of a delegation to the twenty-sixth session of the Governing Council (GC) of UN-Habitat. Held on 8th – 12th May at the United Nations (UN) Offices in Nairobi, Kenya, this important session followed the adoption of the New Urban Agenda. This ground-breaking document was approved at Habitat III, the third UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, in Quito, Ecuador in October 2016.
New Zealand has one of the most insecure rental terms in the world which affects people's security of a place to live. Security of tenure is one of The Six Dimensions of Housing Adequacy and Habitat Central North Island General Manager Nic Greene outlines the tenets of each dimension, beginning with Security of Tenure.
The San family fled their home country Burma and left behind all they had, becoming refugees. Now they are at the beginning of a journey towards home ownership, alongside Habitat for Humanity. Something they could only dream of in the past.
On International Women’s Day, Habitat for Humanity New Zealand recognises the disproportionate impact that inadequate housing has on women, and women’s heroic efforts in addressing substandard shelter.
Today we honour women in their struggle and their leadership in building a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Habitat for Humanity New Zealand congratulates new Mt Roskill representative, Mr Michael Wood, MP for being sworn into parliament on 8th February 2017.
A long term supporter and previous member of the Habitat for Humanity New Zealand team, Mr Wood highlighted in his maiden speech the importance of address housing. This is particularly the case for Auckland and other major cities where the devastating effects of housing unaffordability are mostly felt.
I first got involved with Habitat for Humanity Global Village builds in 2009, when I was asked by a friend to sponsor them. Without thinking, I replied saying I would like to join the build.
Habitat for Humanity is offering one Hawke’s Bay family a hand-up in to home ownership, with applications now open for the charity’s programme.
Hamilton volunteer Vera Farrant is the overall winner of the competition Gardena Gardener of the Year from NZ Gardener Magazine. Vera's love for growing plants and for Habitat for Humanity has raised more than $100,000 for our charity.
The Green Party today launched its progressive homeownership policy at the annual conference of Habitat for Humanity New Zealand, reports the housing charity from its Rotorua event.
ASSA ABLOY New Zealand has signed a new agreement with housing charity Habitat for Humanity to support new building development for New Zealanders who are most in need.
Shelter expert Habitat for Humanity will assess damage to homes and farms in the Northern Philippines after the category four typhoon Haima brought intense winds and rain.