The team from Rockwell Automation worked alongside our own build team to make minor repairs and re-paint the inside of Meli’s home in conditions that went from freezing in the morning to hot by midday.
These repairs will help keep the home warmer and drier this winter, it looks and feels great and we couldn’t have done it without them all.
Iris is a Home Repair Programme recipient who has had her home repaired through Habitat’s Home Repair Programme. In partnership with BNZ, the Habitat Northern team were able to make Iris’ home healthier and safe again.
The Malele family have now been partnering with Habitat for five years. Their continued diligence in saving and future planning means they will soon be in a position to secure a commercial loan and purchase their home from Habitat.
Kayoko is a single mother of four whose home was in a state of disrepair. Habitat Northern’s Home Repair Programme build team were able to make critical repairs to the home and improve living conditions for the family with the help of a team of volunteers. Find out more about the work Habitat Northern were able to do to Kayoko’s home in this video.
Josephine is one of the many Māori home owners whose homes have been critically repaired through the Home Repair Programme with the help of Te Puni Kokiri and Habitat Northern. Learn more about her family’s story in this video produced by Te Puni Kokiri.
Habitat for Humanity Northern Region along with a small army of volunteers helped to paint the interior of a new Alcohol and Drug Drop-in Centre in Otara.
This is being set up by Joshua, a local pastor who knows first-hand the devastating effects alcohol and drugs have in our communities. Joshua is the Pastor of the Upper Room tabernacle based in Southmall, Manurewa and is passionate about helping alcoholics and addicts with setting up a centre where effected people can go for free counselling, meetings and refreshments with non-judgemental, compassionate help.