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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
A month in Tonga
Oct 17, 2018
This first stage of the Cyclone Gita response repairing 300 homes wouldn’t be possible without the support of the entire Habitat... Read More
Habitat for Humanity celebrates World Habitat Day
Oct 1, 2018
On World Habitat Day, Habitat for Humanity joins the United Nations and organisations around the world in raising awareness and in educating and... Read More
“The Housing Hub” Opening Day
Sep 19, 2018
Habitat for Humanity Invercargill opened an office at 243 Elles Road in South City. Information about Habitat for Humanity programs will be... Read More
Seniors housing on Stewart Island
Sep 18, 2018
Southland District Councillor Bruce Ford called into the “Hub” today to discuss Seniors housing on Stewart Island. Bruce is the chairman... Read More
How have times changed?
Aug 30, 2018

We spoke to Pamela Mather, a longstanding Habitat volunteer, she started volunteering at the Hamilton ReStore over 15 years ago.

How did she end up volunteering at the ReStore? Well, it all sparked from her deciding that “Habitat is a worthwhile organisation to support – I didn’t know too much about Habitat at the time compared to now, but I quickly learnt.”

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Equal rights for all – Six Dimensions of Housing Adequacy (Discrimination)
Aug 28, 2018

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights affirms access to adequate housing as a vital part of human rights. The Six Dimensions of Housing Adequacy is used by Statistics New Zealand, and Habitat for Humanity CNI to describe and identify what we mean by a “decent” place to live. General Manager Nic Greene outlines the tenets of each dimension.

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Habitat for Humanity New Zealand announces partnership with Volunteer Service Abroad
Aug 24, 2018
Habitat for Humanity New Zealand are excited to announce the signing of a new partnership with Volunteer Service Abroad New Zealand (VSA). Combining... Read More
Freeman Court resident celebrates 99th Birthday
Aug 14, 2018

What will it be like for my 100th?

Know how to throw a good party? Freeman Court does, and we had a great time wishing Bob Airey a happy 99th birthday.

Freeman Court is a part of Habitat for Humanity (Central North Island) and is an affordable place, where local older people can continue to live independently without the stress of managing a household.

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HFH Invercargill 2018 GV Team has built a home in Fiji
Aug 7, 2018
Location Valemasima Settlement, Fiji Dates 14 – 24 July 2018 Partner Family We are partnering with Waqa and his wife Rusa’s family. They... Read More
Give it a go
Jul 6, 2018

Giving people a hand up into decent housing was what drew Jack Bullick to volunteering at Habitat for Humanity Central North Island.

“Just because someone isn’t homeless, it doesn’t mean that they aren’t struggling,” Jack said.

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Finding a suitable home
Jul 4, 2018

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights affirms access to adequate housing as a vital part of human rights.  The six dimensions of housing adequacy is used by Statistics New Zealand, and Habitat for Humanity CNI to describe and identify what we mean by a “decent” place to live. General Manager Nic Greene outlines the tenets of each dimension.

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