Health Housing News and Events

24 Jun 2021

Are you interested in improving the outcomes of tenants living in public housing? We have funding for 3 enthusiastic and capable PhD students to build on the excellent research being conducted by the NZ Centre of Sustainable Cities at Otago University, Wellington and our research partners.

Please follow the link below for further information.  Three PhD Opportunities

24 Jun 2021

He Kainga Oranga, the Housing and Health Research group has produced an estimate of the homeless population using 2018 Census data for Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga – Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.  Please Read for details

13 May 2021

A supplement to the 2018 Estimate of Severe Housing Deprivation commissioned by  Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga -Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, please read the report  Housing that Lacks Basic Amenities in Aotearoa New Zealand 2018


10 May 2021

Brodie Fraser​, the research fellow of  the Housing Research Group, said there was a small group of people that preferred living on the streets, there were  still other forms of support they need Please Read more

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