He kāinga he taonga, he taonga oranga.
A home is a treasure, a treasure that brings life.
We’re an independent charitable trust committed to helping Māori access healthy, affordable housing. We work with our housing partners across New Zealand to invest in housing projects and pathway to ownership programmes to help Māori whānau.
Te Tumu Kāinga is the trading name for the Auckland and Onehunga Hostels Endowment Trust, established in 1850. We are administered by the Māori Trustee.
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Growing up, Ayla Hoeta’s life was challenging with gang connections and a period in state care. However, after a lot of hard work, gaining an honours’ degree and having twin boys, Ayla’s top priority became owning her own home; a safe haven for her whānau. With the help of the team behind Waimahia Inlet, Ayla’s dream has become a reality.