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  1. Video for Debt and housing major concerns for Māori
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    Debt and housing major concerns for Māori

    A new survey shows that financial debt and insecurity alongside housing affordability and homelessness are the two main concerns for Māori. Te Puea Marae frontman Hurimoana Dennis isn't surprised and says these are the same issues affecting whānau they help through their homelessness programme.

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    'Meth' housing tenant payments not enough- advocacy group

    The first 55 people wrongly evicted from their state houses are to receive compensation today following Housing NZ's debunked positive methamphetamine tests which saw roughly 800 tenants displaced from their homes.  Each tenant is set to receive a pay-out averaging $8,000 but an advocacy group says it's not enough.

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    East Porirua regeneration project 'bad omen'

    State Housing Action Network spokesperson John Minto says the government’s announcement of a major regeneration project for East Porirua has all the hallmarks of Auckland’s Tamaki regeneration project whereby low-income residents and families are being displaced to make way for new homes.

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    Housing NZ to reimburse 800 affected by meth testing

    The organisation has admitted they were wrong in their response to meth contamination in houses and around 800 tenants suffered by losing their tenancies and possessions.

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    Māori state house tenant appointed to Housing NZ board

    For the first time, a Māori state house tenant has been appointed to the Housing NZ board.  Disability activist and lawyer Dr Huhana Hickey looks to bring a new perspective to the director role.

  6. Video for Govt shares Dr O'Sullivan's concerns for state of public homes
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    Govt shares Dr O'Sullivan's concerns for state of public homes

    Government says they share Dr Lance O'Sullivan’s concerns about the state of public and private homes in which New Zealand children are living. This comes after O’Sullivan issued a challenge to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development on Facebook after witnessing the shocking living conditions of a 28-year-old solo mother and her two children living in an Auckland state house.

  7. Video for Dr Lance O'Sullivan challenges Minister of Housing after visiting appalling state home
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    Dr Lance O'Sullivan challenges Minister of Housing after visiting appalling state home

    Dr O'Sullivan has issued the challenge after witnessing the living conditions of a solo mum and her two sick boys living in a state house in Auckland.

  8. Video for South Auckland iwi want a say in 10,000 new home build
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    South Auckland iwi want a say in 10,000 new home build

    Local South Auckland tribe Te Ākitai o Waiōhua are keen to have a seat at the table following the government's plan to build 10,000 new homes in Māngere. One-third of the homes will be KiwiBuild and one-third state.

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    Mangere state homes to make way for new builds

    Almost 3,000 old state houses in Mangere, South Auckland are to be demolished and replaced with 10,000 new homes as part of a redevelopment announced by the government today.

  10. Video for TAHUA 2018: State housing funding not enough
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    TAHUA 2018: State housing funding not enough

    The budget contains measures to combat waiting lists for state housing.  However, emergency housing advocates say the new budget allocation still won't meet the demand for homes.

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