Two upcoming events on housing

For those of you with an interest in housing, housing solutions, housing as a cause and symptom of poverty and how we can all work together more effectively to be a part of the solution, these conferences are for you.

They will provide an opportunity for you to develop the depth and breadth of your understanding as well as meeting a broad range of people with shared interests. Take some time to invest in your development. Come along and join us.

Policy makers and officials across government, iwi, community housing practitioners, Māori housing providers, researchers, analysts, and those delivering housing from the ground up – builders, architects, the construction sector, finance providers, planners, philanthropists, and front-line staff – will join community representatives and rangatahi Māori for three days of learning, networking, and solution creation for fixing Aotearoa New Zealand’s housing delivery system.

Sparked by the latest research from Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities Ko Ngā wā Kāinga hei Whakamāhorahora National Science Challenge and international researchers, and case studies from community housing practitioners in Aotearoa New Zealand, the conference will seek to develop a platform for cross-sector action.

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The Independent Māori Statutory Board and Te Matapihi are pleased to confirm details for Auckland Māori Housing Summit, 2019.

Building on the successful summit in 2018 that resulted in the development of the Kāinga Strategic Action Plan, Summit 2019 will provide the opportunity to hear what has been achieved over the last year.

Housing and Urban Development Minister, Hon Phil Twyford, and Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister (Māori Housing), Hon Nanaia Mahuta will attend; canvassing work that is underway in their portfolios.

Other speakers, including a panel of community-based providers, will address where to next with the Kāinga Strategic Action Plan and the delivery of outcomes for Māori.

Please note you are welcome to pass on this information and the invitation to the summit on and bring others from your whānau and organisations – it is an open event. We do however request an RSVP to to assist with our event planning.
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