Progress & Achievements

We've completed some of the housing upgrades and started on others. We've won awards for the upgrades.

Construction at Newtown Park Apartments.

Apartment upgrades in progress

Completed upgrades

Read more about what each upgrade included, and see pictures of the apartments and grounds.

Watch this video, which summarises the first 5 years of the upgrades:

See more videos of the upgrades: City Housing - YouTube

Awards

While achieving our objective to provide warm homes for our tenants, the housing upgrades completed so far have won many awards. Of course, these aren’t solely our achievements and we acknowledge our partners in these projects.

The awards cover architectural excellence, excellent and creative use of colour, sustainable architecture, tenant-led initiatives, community programmes and housing solutions.

Management and engagement awards

Organisation  Award type
Australasian Housing Institute Awards 

Excellence in Social Housing, New Zealand and Australasia 2013            

Leading Housing Solutions Award, New Zealand, 2009 and 2012

City Housing Manager Vicki McLaren named Australasian Inspirational Colleague 2012

Tenant Led Initiative 2012

NZ Project Management Institute

Finalists: Project Management Office of the Year, Project Manager of the Year and Emerging Project Manager of the Year 2012

Project Manager of the Year Byron Roff 2010

Excellence Award for Engagement 2010

Open Source Awards Open Source in Social Services, for City Housing Computer Hubs 2012

Central Park Apartments

Organisation Award type
New Zealand Institute of Architects Housing, New Zealand award 2014
NZ Society for Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Strengthening Award highly commended 2013
Australasian Housing Institute Leading Housing Project Australasia highly commended 2013
Leading Housing Project New Zealand 2013

Newtown Park Apartments

Organisation Award type
New Zealand Institute of Architects

Wellington Award for Housing 2013
Wellington Award for Sustainable Architecture 2013

Resene Total Colour Awards

Residential Exterior 2013
Colour Maestro Nightingale Award 2013

Regent Park Apartments

Organisation Award type
New Zealand Institute of Architects Award for Housing, Wellington and New Zealand, 2012
NZ Property Council Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards, Best Multi-unit Residential Property 2013
Australasian Housing Institute Leading Housing Solutions Highly Commended 2012
Resene Total Colour Awards Residential Exterior 2012
Colour Maestro Nightingale Award 2012
World Architecture News (WAN) Awards Residential shortlisted 2012

Te Ara Hou Apartments

Organisation Award type
NZ Institute of Architects Wellington Sustainable Architecture 2010

See more videos of the upgrades: City Housing - YouTube