After an extensive refurbishment and strengthening programme, Erskine Chapel is now open for bookings.


Affordable Wellington flats offered via council initiative

Many of Wellington's low-income renters and essential workers will soon live in affordable inner-city apartments, thanks to a council initiative which aims to ease housing pressures in the capital.

Wellington City Council has signed a 15-year lease with the Wellington Company to provide the Te Kāinga Aroha apartments located at 195 Willis St

Mayor Andy Foster said the programme was part of the council's answer to easing the renting struggles in the capital by providing affordable long-term rental accommodation.

"The Te Kāinga programme partnership with the private sector to deliver affordable rental accommodation is a first for New Zealand," he said.

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