About us

Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga - Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) leads New Zealand’s housing and urban development work programme. We are responsible for strategy, policy, funding, monitoring and regulation of New Zealand’s housing and urban development system.

Our history

HUD was formed on 1 October 2018, bringing together functions from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Ministry of Social Development, along with the monitoring of Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities and Tāmaki Redevelopment Company function from The Treasury.

Read the press release about HUD’s establishment

Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga – the story behind our name

In November 2020 the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development adopted a te reo Māori name –Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga.

Learn the story behind our name and what it means

Our Ministers

Leadership team

The HUD leadership team has collective responsibility for the leadership and performance of HUD.

Learn more about our leadership team

Work with us

We have an exciting and challenging range of career opportunities for talented people who want to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Work with us

Corporate publications

We produce a number of corporate documents, including annual reports and strategic intentions.

Corporate publications

Transparency Statement

This transparency statement explains how we collect, use and share information gathered about individuals or entities (directly or indirectly) associated with regulatory compliance, law enforcement and security functions.

Transparency Statement

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