Building strength, stability and 
self-reliance through shelter 

Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organisation that helps families build and improve a place to call home, here in New Zealand and around the world.  We believe affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communities. 

How you can help


Every donation to Habitat makes a difference. Donate today and help us with our mission to build homes, communities and hope.

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Volunteers are the heart of Habitat for Humanity. Find out the many ways you can volunteer in your local area, and overseas.

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The Aotearoa Housing Survey

Habitat for Humanity New Zealand and our partners AMI Insurance are on a mission together to help improve the home wellbeing of Kiwis around the country.

To figure out where we could be the most helpful, we commissioned “The Aotearoa Housing Survey” and uncovered the main issues that New Zealand households are facing.

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Kickstarting 33 whānau on their home ownership journey

We have partnered with the Government under the Progressive Home Ownership programme to build 33 homes in the Waikato, Nelson and Auckland regions over the next 18 months!

We are extremely proud to be working alongside families in a practical way to help them achieve housing security and stability. Ultimately, this is about empowering them to build a solid foundation for their whanau.

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Family Story

Throughout New Zealand, Habitat for Humanity partner with family's through our Assisted Home Ownership programme, providing a pathway to home ownership for the many people otherwise locked out of the market. One of those family's was Sanjida's.

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Latest News

Upcycled tote bags again appeared at a Habitat for Humanity housing forum in the Pacific Islands. After these New Zealand-made […]