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Stability and always a home to come back to

Written by Habitat Central North Island on June 7th, 2017.      0 comments

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.
 

#2 in series: Six Dimensions of Housing Adequacy - Habitability

Written by Habitat Central North Island on June 7th, 2017.      0 comments

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.
 

Trips of a lifetime to Argentina and Colombia

Written by on June 7th, 2017.      0 comments

Habitat for Humanity Central North Island is leading two Global Village trips in 2017. We are building homes for families in Argentina and Colombia.
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Habitat for Humanity New Zealand recognised by the United Nations

Written by Habitat on May 18th, 2017.      0 comments

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.   

 

Global Volunteer Profile - Leah Marren

Written by Habitat on May 12th, 2017.      0 comments

Meet Leah – she joined Habitat on a Global Village build to Cambodia in 2016.
 

#1 in series: Six Dimension of Housing Adequacy - Security of Tenure

Written by on March 29th, 2017.      0 comments

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.
 
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From refugees to future home owners

Written by on March 23rd, 2017.      0 comments

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.
 

Celebrating International Women's Day

Written by on March 8th, 2017.      0 comments

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 Michael Wood on his maiden speech

Written by Jennie Ekigbo on February 10th, 2017.      0 comments

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.  

 

My experience as a Habitat for Humanity Global Village volunteer

Written by Dean Eager on February 1st, 2017.      0 comments

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.
 

Home Ownership Opportunity for Hawke's Bay family

Written by on January 12th, 2017.      0 comments

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.

 

Volunteer raised more than $100,000 by growing plants and is Gardena Gardener of the Year

Written by on December 14th, 2016.      0 comments

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.
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15,000 to become progressive homeowners

Written by Habitat for Humanity New Zealand: Rotorua on November 19th, 2016.      0 comments

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.
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ASSA ABLOY signs new sponsorship agreement with Habitat for Humanity New Zealand

Written by Conrad LaPointe, Habitat for Humanity Greater Auckland on November 7th, 2016.      0 comments

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. 
 

Habitat for Humanity to inspect damage in Philippines following Typhoon Haima

Written by Habitat for Humanity NZ on October 20th, 2016.      0 comments

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. 
 
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