Health Housing News and Events
Dr Elinor Chisholm talks to Radio New Zealand about the consequences of banning letting fees for renters. Read here.
MBIE funded Housing First programme–PhD Studentship Opportunity.
Homelessness among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgenda, Intersex and Queer People: understanding the experience and developing holistic solutions.
This project is part of the MBIE funded Housing First programme, and comes with a $30K scholarship for 3 years. Experience of LGBTIQ issues is required
Please Read for more details.
OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: New Zealand 2017 on New Zealand’s environmental performance warns that the country’s growth is starting to show environmental limits, including increased greenhouse gas emissions, freshwater contamination and threats to biodiversity. Please Read here for NZ expert reaction
New evidence from the University of Otago, Wellington shows that government social investment in safer housing would be justified to prevent falls.
Please Read here
Dr Elinor Chisholm talks to Plains FM about rental housing regulation and how it fails to protect tenants, the history of tenant collective action for healthy rental housing, and the work of He Kainga Oranga. Listen here.
Treat rentals like quake prone-buildings, write Lucy Telfar Barnard and Philippa Howden-Chapman in the Dominion Post. Read here.
Home Sweet Rental Home: Dr Elinor Chisholm talks to Radio New Zealand about problems in the rental housing market. Read here.
The 2017 Public Health Summer School will offer 30 short courses (1-3 days long) by an international faculty of public health academics and practitioners. There are 14 new courses as well as 16 of our most popular core courses. Courses vary from small group computer lab classes to interactive lectures and multi-speaker seminars.
You are invited to enrol in a single course or create a programme based on your interests. Read more about each course below or to go straight to registration, click on this button.
Is there a housing bubble in New Zealand, and what it would mean if it burst?
But what if there was a way to stop the constant boom and bust cycle?
HiNZ2016 NZ Innovations presentation by He Kainga Oranga Research team and co-investigators Yun K. Sung, Deidre Brown (AuckUniversity) and Ramona Tiatia (Lead) about the Heart Study (Housing Effects About Rheumatic Fever) funded by the HRC & Ministry of Health. More Details HEART Presentation and 2016 HINZ Conference