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Building Strength and Stability in Nepal
Apr 12, 2019
This is Ganga. After the earthquake, Ganga and his family were left with a pile of rubble where their house once stood. They lived in a tent for... Read More
Fiji is getting stronger
Apr 9, 2019
This is what empowerment looks like. The devastating effects of Cyclone Winston and the boundaries of a male-dominated field didn’t stop Maria... Read More
Reflections on 100th New Zealand Golf Open – by Alan Thorp, Deputy CEO
Mar 14, 2019
Recently, I had the opportunity to represent Habitat for Humanity New Zealand as charity partner of the 100th NZ Golf Open in Queenstown. Along with... Read More
Women and Construction – a powerful combination
Mar 8, 2019
Last year, Habitat for Humanity New Zealand CEO, Claire Szabó joined one of our key partners, Buildtech, on a visit to Nepal.  During the visit,... Read More
Habitat amplifies impact in Nepal through partnership with Buildtech – reflections from Claire Szabo, CEO
Mar 7, 2019
Visiting Nepal In June last year, I led a Global Village Build team with key partners – Israel Cooper, Managing Director of Buildtech and his... Read More
“Volunteering for Habitat changed my life” – Kenneth’s story
Feb 28, 2019
Kenneth McLay started volunteering at Habitat for Humanity in Christchurch in 2018. Before that, he had been rejected from paid or voluntary work... Read More
Pacific Peoples Housing Forum invites participants for Youth Essay Competition
Feb 21, 2019
Habitat for Humanity New Zealand and Pacific Peoples Housing Forum Youth Essay Competition Topic: Habitat for Humanity is working toward a world... Read More
Cyclone Season doesn’t have to be lived in fear
Feb 14, 2019
In the middle of cyclone season is a scary place to be. A cyclone can be a devastating event. Left with nothing, many find themselves having to... Read More
An update on Matatufu, Samoa
Dec 18, 2018
In the months since Cyclone Gita hit Samoa and Tonga, Habitat for Humanity and our partners have been working with communities to prepare for this... Read More
A Brush with Kindness in Christchurch – Yvonne’s story
Nov 27, 2018
“The roof leaked. The paint on the walls was coming away. The house was extremely cold. The bathroom was covered in mould and the floor was... Read More
An update on Stand Strong Fiji
Nov 19, 2018
Pictured above are Kanito Lovobalavu, Stand Strong Fiji Project Manger (left) and Ro Angela Turagadrau, the PASSA committee President for Nuku... Read More
We did it!
Oct 30, 2018
Pictured above are the builders along with representatives from Habitat for Humanity NZ, Caritas Tonga and the NZ Government – just some of... Read More