Housing is a basic need in New Zealand and everyone is entitled to a warm, dry, safe home. There are many agencies nationwide and locally who support people and whānau into homes where they can settle down and enjoy their communities around them. If you are in need of emergency/short term/long term housing the support services below can help. They will often be able to support or link you in with other support service to make sure your basic needs are met.

Housing Support and Information

First Home Buyers

Buying your first home can be a daunting process; there are many things to think about and processes to go through. However, once you have navigated these things, purchasing your first home can be an extremely rewarding opportunity. Below are some services who can guide you through some of the trickier first steps on your journey.

Resources to help:

Supported by

Te Whatu Ora Canterbury
Canterbury Clinical Network
Ministry Of Education
Ministry Of Health