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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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Creating safe and healthy homes, together

We are incredibly excited to announce our partnership with AMI. A partnership formed on the mutual goal of building safer, stable, more resilient communities through shelter. AMI is one of New Zealand’s largest insurers and has been protecting homes for over 90 years. They know more than most the risk that can come with living in sub-standard housing.

Collectively, Habitat’s work in New Zealand will improve the lives of thousands of Kiwi families living in substandard housing and we are thrilled to have AMI’s support to help us achieve this.

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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

AMI Humans of Habitat 2022

As part of our national AMI partnership, AMI has been sharing a series of stories from our team to raise awareness […]