Habitat for Humanity Central North Island

Serving families in the districts of Waikato, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay.

Contact Us

29 Bryant Road
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3200
Ph. (07) 849 0284
E. info@habitatcni.org.nz
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Please email us: volunteercni@habitat.org.nz
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More about Habitat for Humanity Central North Island 

Support Habitat CNI's work

Would you like to help families in our region with a decent place to live? We'd love your support. There are different ways you can get involved from picking up a hammer to donating secondhand goods to our ReStore.
  Thank you for your support.
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Volunteer with us

Habitat Central North Island's region stretches from Waikato to Gisborne. We always have projects on the go, and with six ReStores in our region there is always is a volunteer opportunity available.

We look forward to working with you. And thank you for your interest!
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A hand up from Habitat CNI

Habitat for Humanity Central North Island is here to help people in our region with a decent place to live. Below you will find more information in what ways we can help. Please get in touch to discuss your situation. If our programmes are not suitable for your, we may be able to point you in the right direction. Contact Shannon Bowden, Family Services Manager on (07) 849 0284 or email shannon.bowden@habitat.org.nz.

Home Repair

Habitat's Home Repair Programme helps low income families with their essential home maintenance. Below you'll find all you need to know about the programme, who is eligible and how you can apply.

Assisted Home Ownership

Habitat's Assisted Home Ownership Programme gives people a hand up to work their way towards home ownership. Each year Habitat CNI offers a few opportunities to join this programme in our region. Below you'll find all you need to know about the programme, who is eligible and how you can apply.

Social Rental

Habitat Central North Island offers rental properties and facilities, recognising that affordable accommodation should be accessible to all people. Our social rental options include pensioner housing. It's best to contact us directly for any questions you may have.

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Rental options for older people

Hamilton Pensioner Flats

Habitat CNI manages 12 pensioner units based in Dinsdale, Hamilton. The units offer a decent and affordable place to live to people over 60 years of age. They are self contained with shared laundry facilities.

For more information, please contact Family Services Manager Shannon Bowden on 849 0284 or email sbowden@habitat.org.nz.
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Freeman Court

Freeman Court is an independent living facility for older people in Te Awamutu and since 2015 part of Habitat for Humanity Central North Island. Built by the community in the seventies, Freeman Court offers a decent and affordable place to live for 44 residents. The facility is staffed 24 hours a day, offering peace of mind and security. 

From time to time, some of our rooms are available for short term respite. In addition Freeman Court also has a meal delivery service available for those who live in the Te Awamutu region. Contact Freeman Court to find out more.
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Contact Us

General Manager: Nic Greene
Operations Manager: Nathan Collins
Support Services Manager: Tracey Cameron
Accounts Manager: Helen McAuliffe
Family Services Manager: Shannon Bowden
Communications Coordinator: Kaycie O'Connor



Habitat for Humanity New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation that works in partnership with people of goodwill and families in housing need, to eliminate sub-standard housing. Charities Registration: CC28026



Donate your quality used goods or get a bargain. Habitat for Humanity NZ has 20 ReStores nationwide. 



We have offices nationwide. Contact the affiliate
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