Porirua regeneration delivers more than just new houses

Porirua regeneration delivers more than just new houses
Ngāti Toa's Helmut Modlik says the iwi is no passive onlooker when it comes to government housing projects. (Image: Supplied)
Jem Traylen
Porirua-based iwi Ngāti Toa says its community is reaping the benefits of working in partnership with government agencies on urban redevelopment projects.Ngāti Toa chief executive Helmut Modlik told BusinessDesk housing agency Kāinga Ora would have failed if the projects only delivered new houses, pointing to additional benefits ranging from building apprenticeships and bringing life back to “derelict” shopping centres.Last week, housing minister Megan Woods announced the government was investing an additional $204 million from its...

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