Tag: Māori housing

Budget 2021: Government ‘could have done more to push the envelope’

In stark contrast to Australia's bold budget last week, New Zealand's government took a conservative approach.

The firebrand: meet the new man at the helm of the Māori Council

The NZ Māori Council is reinvigorated and ready to make big changes on behalf of Māori in Aotearoa. However some people are asking questions about its new leader.

Fixing 30 years of substandard housing: Mere and Ngaro’s story

Mere and Ngaro Pita bought a home after moving to West Auckland as part of the great urban migration of the 70s. A bad lease nearly destroyed it, and they've struggled to maintain it ever since.

The future of housing is whānau

On the latest episode of The Good Citizen podcast, Anahera Rawiri talks to Jeremy Hansen about a uniquely Māori solution to Auckland’s housing crisis.

Ricky Houghton and the whare that love built

Many of the children abused in state care facilities over the past 40 years have grown up lost in the system. Ricky Houghton decided to overthrow the system completely.

A future made by Tūhoe hands

A new cultural hub in Ruatāhuna is the third eco-friendly building for Ngāi Tūhoe, representing their values of mana motuhake and self-sustainability. Jason Renes explores Tūhoe’s 40-year housing strategy.

How warring egos are hobbling Māori land trusts

Why is Māori land rife with conflict and challenges that impede land aspirations? A new study reveals that big egos are in the driving seat of many Māori land trusts.

Finding a place to stand in a new landscape

With 84% of Māori now living in urban areas, away from ancestral lands, it has become difficult for many of us to maintain a sense of tūrangawaewae.