About Manaaki

We know there are people with immediate needs and others (including businesses) wanting to help ensure everyone in our district has a warm, dry and secure place to call home.

The current housing challenges in our district are well-documented and there’s plenty happening over the long term to address it. But as more people come to town to enjoy the magic of Queenstown Lakes, there is more demand for our already stretched accommodation.

Short-term fixes are not easy. It will take a community effort to help alleviate the pressure. Manaaki is all about providing support, care and hospitality to those who need it most. It’s an online information hub for:

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Information and resources for those affected by our local housing challenges and tips for those who wish to help.