Nau mai, haere mai. On 1 October, Housing New Zealand joined HLC and KiwiBuild to form Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities.

Information on this site is still current. For more information about Kāinga Ora visit the Kāinga Ora website.


Environment Strategy

The purpose of the Environment Strategy is to set a clear environmental direction for Housing New Zealand to address our impacts and areas of influence. This Strategy outlines:

  • Housing New Zealand’s key environmental impacts
  • opportunities for Housing New Zealand to reduce its impacts.

The Environment Strategy aims to reduce the impact of our operations, our build programme and our assets on the natural environment. If successfully executed the Environment Strategy will mean:

  • our operations are environmentally sustainable
  • we own and deliver sustainable, resilient assets
  • our customers are empowered to live in an environmentally sustainable way.

Going forward Housing New Zealand will be investigating opportunities to:

  • reduce the emissions produced by our homes, our construction programme and our operations
  • reduce the waste produced by our construction programme, our operations and our customers
  • improve the native biodiversity, green spaces and air quality in our communities.
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