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Thousands of New Zealand homes put through new health check

Press Release – Green Building Council

Thousands of Kiwi homes have been put through a new healthy home check launched just three weeks ago to gauge how warm, safe and dry they are. New Zealanders have put over 5,000 homes through the free HomeFit online check, which was launched … Read more »

BNZ supports shared ownership to help more kiwis get homes

Press Release – BNZ

Its a commercial take on the Bank of Mum and Dad for new home owners. Read more »

Chatbot to help renters released today

Press Release – Citizen AI

Community Law Centres o Aotearoa in partnership with Citizen AI released a chatbot for people having problems with renting today. Read more »

Q+A: Housing Minister Phil Twyford interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford is refusing to be drawn on reports that the Chief Executive of the KiwiBuild programme has left his job after just 5 months. Read more »

Food poverty due to inadequate incomes and high cost housing

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

CPM 2018: Inadequate incomes and high cost housing to blame for rise in food poverty Read more »

Completed Waimahia housing development celebrated

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The successful completion of the Waimahia development that now accommodates more than 1000 people and which has delivered a new home every week for over four years is the sort of housing model that the Government should be replicating, National … Read more »

Community Challenged to Look to the Future

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has called for the community to look beyond the horizon and seek solutions for future generations. Read more »

Kiwi start-up launches high-tech healthy homes monitoring

Press Release – Tether

Kiwi start-up launches high-tech healthy homes monitoring technology Environmental monitoring system measures how warm, dry and healthy a home really is. A New Zealand start-up has launched a low cost, high-tech home environmental monitoring system … Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Dec 6

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon PAULA BENNETT (Deputy LeaderNational) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her answers to oral questions in the last two weeks in relation to Karel Sroubek? Read more »

CPAG welcomes He Ara Oranga: Report

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) applauds the newly released He Ara Oranga: Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction , and says it a comprehensive and substantive response to the wide ranging submissions, with commendable focus … Read more »

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