Kāinga Ora's Te Mātāwai social housing complex – finally, something is finished

Kāinga Ora's Te Mātāwai social housing complex – finally, something is finished
The new apartment block at Greys Ave was announced in 2018 and completed last week. (Image: Dileepa Fonseka/BusinessDesk)
Dileepa Fonseka
Thursday morning in Auckland was more like something you might see in Wellington, deceptively blue skies paired with bone-chilling temperatures, but everyone at Greys Ave was there to celebrate something not often associated with New Zealand's capital: a completed project.  A piece of land that once paid host to a post-World War Two brutalist social housing apartment block formerly known as 139 Greys Ave now features a fully-completed Kāinga Ora building called Te Mātāwai, said to be the largest social housing complex in the count...

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