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How does Habitat Christchurch help

Habitat for Humanity Christchurch is part of an affiliated Habitat network working in over 70 countries worldwide towards our vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

In pursuit of this vision, Habitat for Humanity Christchurch provides a wide range of home construction, repair, renovation and advocacy programmes aimed at building strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.


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More about Habitat for Humanity Christchurch

Many low income home owners can’t afford home maintenance.  What once was affordable may have become unaffordable due to reasons such as unemployment, an expanding family or rising food and utility costs. For Yvonne, the programme lifted the burden of a home with leaks, mould and rot.  “You call it  ‘A Brush with Kindness’ and that really is what it is. The overwhelming feeling is kindness. That was the beauty of it all.” Read Yvonne’s story

Contact us

Office: 189 Waltham Road, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023 Tel: 03 420 4342 Email: Opening Hours: Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm

Our Governance Team

Board of Directors

The Habitat for Humanity Christchurch board of directors is the governing body of the affiliate. Board members are responsible for overseeing the affiliate’s activities and for providing strategic direction.


  • Afi Tusa (Chair)
  • John Mackie                                         
  • Tamai Sinclair
  • Christopher Cluse 
  • Kathryn Ruge
  • Anna Morris
  • Juliette Derry

General Manager

  • Stephen Roach





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