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Habitat Northern Region

With six regional offices, Habitat for Humanity is working in your area to ensure better homes and better futures within communities. 

Apply for a Rent to Buy home today!

Do you dream of owning your own home but could use a hand up onto the property ladder?

Step into homeownership with Habitat’s rent to buy homes in Auckland and Whangārei. There is no deposit needed and all rent payments go towards owning the home.

Expressions of interest are now open!
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Māngere East Homes

Our programme & services

  • Progressive Home Ownership

    Progressive Home Ownership is our rent-to-buy partnership programme, providing families with stability and self-reliance.
  • Home Repair Programme

    Our Home Repair programme is an affordable, interest-free solution for critical repairs and maintenance. It’s about keeping homes warm, dry, healthy and safe.
  • Community Rentals

    We provide affordable and stable rental homes. We are a social landlord, which sets us apart and guides us to allocate our warm, dry, safe and secure homes based on need.
  • Healthy Homes Programme

    We provide healthy homes services, which directly address acute and preventable health issues that can be attributed to a cold damp living environment.
  • Curtain Bank

    We operate a curtain bank that provides new and repurposed curtains for free to eligible homes in the Auckland area.

Programme & services


Volunteering offers a great way to meet new people, develop new skills, and give back to your community. Whatever your experience, stage of life, skill-set or passion, there is a place for you.

  • ReStore volunteers

    Any day / flexible hours
    Whangārei, North Shore (Wairau Park), Henderson, Panmure, Ōtara, Manurewa, Pukekohe
    We have a variety of volunteer opportunities in our busy ReStores, including retail assistants, stock management, donations sorting etc.
  • Pallet Project

    Any time you can spare
    Whangārei and Auckland
    Calling all creative individuals who are keen to restore items through upcycling, repair, paint and upholstery for resale through our ReStore Op Shops.
  • Healthy Homes Curtain Bank

    5-15 hours / week
    Ōtara, Auckland
    Calling all home sewers and seamstresses who can help in our Curtain Bank with unpicking donated curtains, measuring and cutting fabric, making door snakes and sewing curtains for use in our Healthy Homes Programme.
  • Corporate Helping Hands

    Whangārei and Auckland
    Make a life changing impact with your team. The one-day group activities are an opportunity for your employees, colleagues, or partners to come together and spend time out of the office – no building skills required! You will make a meaningful impact in the community for people who need a hand up through housing.


Our people


Stay in touch

Whangārei Office
50b Kioreroa Road

Auckland Office

8 Ormiston Road
Ōtara, Auckland

Auckland office on Google Maps

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Our regional partners

Thanks to the support of many local businesses and organisations Habitat Northern is able to provide a range of programmes to build homes, community and hope.


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