Health Housing News and Events

11 Mar 2021

18 Feb 2021

Women supporting women in making change to energy poverty. Dr Kim O’Sullivan and student Isobel Harris Clark both attended the same high school and are now working together as part of Isobel’s summer studentship. Please Read  for more details.

26 Jan 2021

The winter “energy poverty” and its wide public health impacts has been the major focus of Dr Kimberley O’Sullivan’s research at Otago University. Please Read more about ‘ How are you keeping your place cool this summer?” .

01 Dec 2020

Brodie Fraser has just completed her PhD on takatāpui/LGBTIQ homelessness (Sponsored by MBIE funded Housing First Programme)
Please Listen to Brodie on Radio NZ

10 Jul 2020

Our housing and health research programme He Kāinga Oranga is one of the big winners in the latest HRC grants,  set to receive just under $5 million over five years to continue research to maximise the health and wellbeing gains from housing. Please Read  for more details


21 May 2020

Budget 2020 – Expert Reaction on Housing from Distinguished Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman and Dr Lucy Telfar Barnard

Please  Read more.

14 Oct 2019

Professor Philippa Howden- Chapman has been appointed as one of the six board members of Kāinga Ora.  Please Read

13 Aug 2019

Lead researcher at the Housing and Health Research Programme, Kim Nathan, a PhD student at the University of Otago, Wellington, says two- thirds (69 per cent) of the more than 300,000 children studied had moved house at least once by the time they were four years old. For the details and the publication Please read