This is a substantial building programme that will transform our Wellington housing stock, creating many more modern and fit-for-purpose homes for our tenants to enjoy for decades to come.

This programme directly targets the type of homes needed in Wellington to respond to rising social housing demand.

Suburbs

Suburb Streets
Epuni

Cambridge Terrace - Site 1

Durham Crescent - Site A & B

Oxford Terrace

Naenae

Buller Grove

Naenae Road

Seddon Street

Newtown

Owen Street

Porirua Castor Crescent
Strathmore Strathmore Avenue
Waiwhetu Whites Line East

Epuni

Cambridge Terrace - Site 1

  • There was 5,035 sqm of vacant land
  • Will be replaced by 4 two-bedroom and 10 four-bedroom homes
  • Estimated start first half 2019.
Architect's render after development completed

Render after development completed

Durham Crescent - Site A & B

  • There was 4,903 sqm of vacant land
  • Will be replaced with 4 two-bedroom, 6 four-bedroom and 4 five-bedroom homes
  • Estimated start first half 2019.
Architect's render after development completed

Render after development completed

Oxford Terrace

  • There are four houses on 2,724 sqm site
  • Will be replaced by 32 homes comprising of 28 one-bedroom units over five-levels, 2 two-bedroom homes and 2 four-bedroom homes
  • Estimated start date first half 2019.

Community engagement

October 2017 - We delivered factsheets (external link)to surrounding community providing information about our plans.

Architect's render after development completed

Render after development completed

Naenae

Buller Grove

  • There was 1 two-bedroom home on 2,012 sqm site
  • Replaced by 2 four-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom homes
  • Project completed November 2019.

Community engagement

June 2017 - We delivered factsheets(external link) to surrounding community providing information about our plans. 

Naenae Road

There are 18 houses on 6,543 sqm site

Will be replaced by 37 homes over 4 building stages:

  • Stage one: 12 one-bedroom homes
  • Stage two: 8 one-bedroom homes, 6 two-bedroom and 2 four-bedroom homes
  • Stage three: 3 four-bedroom homes
  • Stage four: 2 two-bedroom and 4 four-bedroom homes

Estimated completion date second half 2020.

Community engagement

2018

March - Letter sent to neighbours(external link) informing them that construction works would start 11 March.

2017

December - We delivered factsheets(external link) to surrounding community providing information about our plans. This factsheet also included an invite to a drop in session.

Architect's render after development completed.

Render after development completed.

Seddon Street

  • There was 8 three-bedroom homes on 2,930 sqm site
  • To be replaced by 20 one-bedroom, 1 five-bedroom and 1 six-bedroom homes
  • Estimated completion second half 2019.

Community engagement

June 2017 - We delivered factsheets (external link)to surrounding community providing information about our plans. This factsheet also included an invite to a drop in session.

Seddon Street homes being built

Seddon Street homes being built

Newtown

Owen Street

  • There were 36 units on a 2,567 sqm site
  • Will be replaced by 36 one-bedroom units that are energy efficient and designed to blend into its surroundings
  • Estimated start first half 2019.

Community engagement

2019
February
- A blessing and sod turning was held.

2016
July
- We delivered factsheets(external link) to surrounding community providing information about our plans. This factsheet also included an invite to a drop in session.

Architect's render after development completed

Render after development completed

Porirua

Castor Crescent

  • There was vacant land covering a 9,543 sqm site
  • Will be replaced with 53 new dwellings ranging from 1-bedroom units to 5-bedroom standalone homes
  • Estimated construction start first half 2019.

Community engagement

2019
February
- Factsheet(external link) was distributed.

2018

August - resource consent granted by Porirua City Council.

March - 20 people attended the drop in session including the Mayor, Councillors, the Anglican Church, and the Salvation Army. The over all response was positive.

Resource consent has now been lodged. We will provide updates as we progress with our plans.

We updated the Mayor, local MP, Iwi, other stakeholders and the community about our proposed plans to develop our vacant site in Castor Crescent.

We delivered 450 factsheets (external link)to surrounding community providing information about our plans. This factsheet also included an invite to a drop in session.

Architect's render after development completed

Render after development completed

Strathmore

Strathmore Avenue

  • There were five dwellings on a 2,383 sqm site
  • Will be replaced with 10 two-bedroom duplex units and 2 four-bedroom standalone homes
  • Project completed December 2019.

Community engagement

2019
January
- A letter was sent to neighbours and stakeholders updating them that work will be starting on the development in February. A blessing and sod turning was also held.

2018
May
- resource content was granted

March - We delivered 170 factsheets (external link)to surrounding community and businesses providing information about our plans.

Architect's render after development completed

Render after development completed

Waiwhetu

Whites Line East

  • There are three houses on 2,492 sqm site
  • Will be replaced by 20 one-bedroom units over two-levels
  • Project completed December 2019.

Community engagement

December 2017 - We delivered factsheets (external link)to surrounding community providing information about our plans.

Page updated: 13 December 2019