The collective are keen to play a big part in the development of the region’s affordable housing.
The development also includes social housing through a range of community providers, supported by a $29 million grant from the government’s social housing fund.
The Tamaki Collective also has first rights to negotiate with the government to develop further Crown land for housing.Chair Paul Majurey said it was an exciting opportunity, and the group was keen to work on a larger scale.
“To find homes – and good homes – for our people to live in, but also the commercial opportunities that come from these types of projects – both social and affordable and commercial. It’s the space that we’ve strived to be in for a long time.”