Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities

Thursday, 10 September 2020
Aug/Sep 2020

On the – virtual – ground with Kāinga Ora

Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities (Kāinga Ora) held its inaugural virtual investor day on 19 August to showcase its role as a world-class public-housing landlord and leader in delivering urban-development projects. The goal was to explain the agency’s role to debt investors beyond the normal tenets of its funding programme.

Thursday, 28 July 2022
Jun/Jul 2022

First-mover advantage

New Zealand has become a test bed for monetary policy as the country became the first in the developed world to raise rates during the latest round of tightening. Participants at the third annual KangaNews-Westpac New Zealand high-grade roundtable discussed the context of local monetary policy and the funding outlook for local government sector issuers.

Thursday, 28 July 2022
Jun/Jul 2022

Inflation, rising rates take centre stage at KangaNews summit

The KangaNews Debt Capital Market Summit returned to Sydney as an in-person conference in May. Discussions covered a range of topics including rising inflation, central bank policy and trading in a highly volatile market. The increasing interest in environmental, social and governance issues was another talking point.

Thursday, 28 July 2022
Jun/Jul 2022

Kāinga Ora weathers the storm

New Zealand social housing agency Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities is weathering a perfect storm, its Wellington-based treasurer Jason Bligh tells KangaNews, as the pandemic and inflation frustrate delivery of more than 10,000 new homes by 2024. Global appetite for sustainable debt is supporting its bond issuance, though.

Sunday, 01 May 2022
Apr/May 2022

New Zealand's capital market at a critical juncture

On International Women’s Day – 8 March – KangaNews once again hosted leaders from the New Zealand capital market at a wide-ranging roundtable discussion. The conversation covered the challenging phase in which markets and the economy find themselves as well as the intersection with diversity and inclusion, and the future of work.

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