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KiwiBuild announces opportunity for offsite manufacturers
6 September 2018
KiwiBuild has today issued an Invitation To Participate (ITP) to offsite manufacturers of housing solutions to support the delivery of 100,000 new affordable homes over the next ten years.
Online pre-qualification opens for first KiwiBuild homes
13 August 2018
Owning an affordable starter home is a step closer for eligible New Zealanders with the launch of KiwiBuild’s new online pre-qualification portal today.
Update on KiwiBuild registrations
19 July 2018
On 4 July the KiwiBuild Unit opened registrations of interest for KiwiBuild. As at 17 July, the KiwiBuild Unit had received 35,496 registrations.
Mangere redevelopment means 10,000 new homes
13 July 2018
The Government will transform Mangere with an ambitious programme to build 10,000 new homes for families from all walks of life, Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford has announced.
Kiwis want KiwiBuild
4 July 2018
The Minister for Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford today announced that more than 5950 registrations of interest had been received from Kiwis wanting a KiwiBuild home.
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.