Kahungunu partners with Crown to build homes for whānau
Ngāti Kahungunu has entered into a housing investment partnership with the Whai Kāinga Whai Oranga Crown agencies Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga - The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, and Te Puni Kōkiri - The Ministry of Māori Development.
A total of $45.3 million has been granted to Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi to achieve their housing plans to build warm healthy and affordable homes for whānau who need them most.
The binding of the relationship was sealed by the signing of the heads of agreement at the Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga office in Wellington on Thursday, June 2.
In attendance were a contingent from Kahungunu and staff from the Whai Kāinga, Whai Oranga Crown agencies, as well as Minister of Housing Dr Megan Woods and the Associate Minister of Housing (Māori Housing) Peeni Henare, Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson, and MP for Ikaroa-Rāwhiti Minister Meka Whaitiri.