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Door opens to affordable home ownership
4 July 2018
From today aspiring homeowners can register their interest in a KiwiBuild home, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced.
KiwiBuild kicks off with up to 400 homes in Northcote
28 June 2018
Up to 400 affordable homes will be built in the Auckland suburb of Northcote under the KiwiBuild programme, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.
Proposals for KiwiBuild off-site factories to be sought
23 June 2018
The Government will invite companies to express their interest in setting up or expanding off-site manufacturing factories to make KiwiBuild homes, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.
Overwhelming interest from developers in KiwiBuild
13 June 2018
Almost 100 proposals have been received from developers in response to the Government’s KiwiBuild Buying off the Plans tender, says Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford.
Head of KiwiBuild appointed
10 May 2018
Stephen Barclay has been appointed as the Head of KiwiBuild, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Chief Executive Carolyn Tremain announced today.
KiwiBuild: Opportunity for developers launched
8 May 2018
Tender documents for the KiwiBuild ‘Buying off the Plans’ initiative – whereby the Government will underwrite or purchase new homes the private sector and others are developing – have been released today, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says.
Frames go up on first KiwiBuild houses
28 April 2018
The first KiwiBuild homes are now under construction in Papakura, says Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford.
Unitec deal marks major KiwiBuild milestone
25 March 2018
The Government has announced the first major development under its ambitious KiwiBuild programme with the purchase of 29 hectares of land for thousands of houses in Auckland.
KiwiBuild Unit announced
19 December 2017
Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford has announced the establishment of a new interim KiwiBuild Unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.