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Chlöe hears about islanders’ rental woes

The Green Party announced its “pledge to renters” this week, promising to introduce a Renter’s Rights Bill within 100 days if the party is...

Community Housing Trust development bought by Man O’ War

The Waiheke Community Housing Trust is reluctantly selling it’s affordable housing property in Onetangi to Man O’ War Vineyards as the worsening global economy...

Tenants evicted from emergency accommodation

Waiheke’s only emergency accommodation provider is having to slash the number of people on site after its wastewater system was deemed unacceptable. More than half...

Tackling Waiheke’s housing crisis

The Waiheke Local Board recently put $10,000 towards the provision of emergency and transitional housing on the island. The grant will be used by...

Island offerings for South Auckland homeless

One Love Waiheke has been inundated with food to deliver to homeless people staying at Te Puea Marae in Mangere. Jeanine Clarkin and sisters Theresa...

Comment: Halls of residence a good model for citizens living alone

We don’t build houses for single people but the 800-year-old example of the Oxford Hall of Residence might be the solution to our problem...

Social services see huge housing problem

Can homelessness exist in paradise? Waiheke may be listed as a top tourist destination but it is also an island where rents are soaring...