Habitat for Humanity
Central North Island

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

Our ReStores will be closed from 25 March 2020 for next four weeks due to the current circumstances regarding Covid-19. All of our employees  have been strongly encouraged to work from home. If you have any query about our programmes, please call our toll free number 0800 321007. 


29 Bryant Road
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3200
Ph. (07) 849 0284
E. info@habitatcni.org.nz
CNI News and Updates

Restores in our region

Hamilton, Te Awamutu, Rotorua, Taupo, Hastings, Gisborne, Lower Hutt

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 Sofia Wright, Family Services Manager on (07) 849 0284 or email sofia.wright@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. Please fill the application form attached below and send it to christina.piercy@habitat.org.nz
Home Repair Programme – Information 
Home Repair Programme – Application form

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.


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.
Assisted Home Ownership Programme – Information
Assisted Home Ownership Programme – Application form

Volunteer with us

Habitat Central North Island’s region stretches from Waikato to Gisborne. We always have projects on the go, and with Eight 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!

Please email us:

Or fill out the online form

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.

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.

Find out more about Freeman Court

A big thank you to all trusts, foundations, individuals and businesses who have supported us over the last year. Thanks for your support of our mission of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We are committed to helping as many families as we can and to continuously develop the ways we help so we can meet the diverse need of our communities.

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Contact Us

General Manager: Nic Greene
Operations Manager: Nathan Collins
Support Services Manager: Tracey Cameron
Accounts Manager: Helen McAuliffe
Management Accountant: Rachel Caldwell
Property and Asset Manager: Sofia Wright
Retail Development Manager: Ahmed AlQassem
Communications Coordinator: Sagar Kochhar

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