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Gimme Shelter's Homeless and Rough Sleeper Health Survey | PledgeMe

Gimme Shelter's Homeless and Rough Sleeper Health Survey | PledgeMe | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
Gimme Shelter is building a homeless health survey tool that anyone can use to help gain accurate data and inform better public policy.
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Insulating housing means fewer sick kids

Insulating housing means fewer sick kids | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
New research shows the benefits of housing insulation and the health of our kids. Duncan Garner finds out more with Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman from the University of Otago.
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Telemedicine keeps seniors out of nursing homes - CNBC.com

Telemedicine keeps seniors out of nursing homes - CNBC.com | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
CNBC.com Telemedicine keeps seniors out of nursing homes CNBC.com Lutheran SeniorLife, a faith-based nonprofit in Pennsylvania that runs senior living communities, has found that by having frail, elderly residents wear a sports watch–like health...
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New homes about to take shape in Pomare - Voxy

New homes about to take shape in Pomare - Voxy | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
New homes about to take shape in Pomare
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"For Housing New Zealand the project will deliver up to 20 new homes.
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Social Housing Moves Will Cause Social Damage - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Social Housing Moves Will Cause Social Damage - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
Social Housing Moves Will Cause Social Damage Scoop.co.nz (press release) “The Government is seeking to suppress demand rather than to provide more rental housing, by moving people out of state houses if Housing NZ assesses that they are...
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1. WOF for Rental Housing - Child Poverty NZ Solutions

Did you know that over 1 in 4 Kiwi kids lives in poverty? That's 270000 children. Enough to fill our biggest rugby stadium five and a half times. These coul...
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Ill homeless people worry health board - The Dominion Post

Ill homeless people worry health board - The Dominion Post | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
Ill homeless people worry health board The Dominion Post Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) records show 146 mental health service users are either homeless, living in unsafe housing or waiting in services they no longer need - and the figure...
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Govt stalls on insulation despite health benefits

The Government has not committed any new money to a housing insulation scheme despite reports showing it had provided $1.2 billion in health benefits - a four-fold return on its funding.
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Overcrowded families waiting for state homes

Overcrowded families waiting for state homes | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
Those with mental health conditions or in emergency housing were given priority.
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Shaping Cities for Health report critical of NZ

New Zealand has been singled out for all the wrong reasons in a new report examining how the design of a city affects the health of its residents.
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Maori Party celebrates success of healthy homes project | Voxy.co.nz

The Maori Party has worked solidly alongside the Government over the last three and a half years, to advocate for warm and healthy homes, and we are delighted to be part of this significant milestone in marking the 150000th ...
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Scoring C- for child poverty 'not good enough'

The report gives New Zealand a C- for its efforts to deal with child poverty: 1 in 6 Pakeha, 1 in 4 Pacific, and 1 in 3 Maori children are now likely to live in relative poverty.

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Respiratory disease a 'national disgrace'

Respiratory disease a 'national disgrace' | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
Hospitalisation rates for respiratory disease increased over the past ten years, despite a drop in smoking, new drugs and improved healthcare.
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Professor talks housing issues - Midweek - Wanganui Chronicle News

Professor talks housing issues - Midweek - Wanganui Chronicle News | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
Whanganui Science Forum's April talk is Home Truths, delivered by Philippa Howden-Chapman, professor of Public Health at the University of Otago, Wellington, where she teaches Public - Wanganui Chronicle...
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Damp, cold and mouldy: The other housing crisis

Damp, cold and mouldy: The other housing crisis | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
We've seen the warnings about illnesses brought on by cold, damp, mouldy homes -- but not every child who falls sick from the likes of rheumatic fever comes out okay.
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Social housing needs overhaul - report - TVNZ

Social housing needs overhaul - report - TVNZ | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
Social housing needs overhaul - report
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In a special report into social housing, the Salvation Army claims Housing New Zealand (HNZ) is seriously underfunded and in desperate need of a review.
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English says housing proposals radical - Interest.co.nz

English says housing proposals radical Interest.co.nz Finance Minister Bill English has described a plan unveiled yesterday by the NZ Initiative thinktank to improve housing affordability as a "pretty radical" change to the funding arrangements for...
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Public health issue: home safety - definingnz

Public health issue: home safety - definingnz | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
Two hundred and fifty homes across New Zealand are being identified and audited as part of a Health Research Council-funded study. The study is using an audit tool developed by He Kainga Oranga, the Housing and Health Research ...
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Housing NZ tenant's complaints heard

A Mangere resident is pointing the finger at Housing NZ claiming they're responsible for the deteriorating state of her health. But Housing NZ is standing th...
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At risk families jump housing queue - Marlborough Express

At risk families jump housing queue - Marlborough Express | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
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At risk families jump housing queue
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Families at risk of rheumatic fever are to be bumped to the top of state housing waiting lists in a bid to cut the country's unusually high rates of the illness.
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NZIF Reports – New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities

New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. Skip to content. News and ... Improvements to housing can potentially prevent ill health, especially in sections of the population exposed to substandard housing.[5, 6] People in ...
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Fuel poverty issue missed in Muliaga death

Fuel poverty issue missed in Muliaga deathVoxyThis has been defined internationally as where a family or individual needs to spend more than 10% of their income on energy to have a warm home.
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Housing summit

Housing summit | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
A call to Housing New Zealand to have a more visible presence in Christchurch. While there is an HNZ outlet in Restell Street, Papanui, it is not clear that this is a Housing New Zealand Office.
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Tariana Turia applauds new Māori housing initiative - Te News

Tariana Turia applauds new Māori housing initiative - Te News | Housing & Health NZ | Scoop.it
Te NewsTariana Turia applauds new Māori housing initiativeTe NewsAssociate Minister of Housing, Tariana Turia has congratulated Ngāti Hine Health Trust for opening the Moerewa Housing Project today, and also Te Matapihi He Tirohanga mo te iwi Trust...
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