State housing

  • State housing

    New Zealand's first state house was formally opened on 18 September 1937. But the government has provided rental housing for New Zealanders for more than a century. Explore the history of this country's various state housing schemes and their contribution to the New Zealand way of life.

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  • Page 3 - The state steps in and outThe National government introduced full market rents in 1991 to reduce the state role in housing provision. From the start, public debate over state housing policy in New Zealand
  • One of Housing New Zealand's recent developments is this $9.9 million, 51-unit apartment complex in Hillsborough Road, Lynfield, Auckland. Designed mainly for older tenants, it was opened in March 2003.