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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.

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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.

Read the Minister's release on the Beehive website  

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.

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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.

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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.

Read the Minister's release on the Beehive website