Story: Housing and government

Insulating homes

Insulating homes

Introduced in 2009, the government's Warm Up New Zealand: Heat Smart initiative subsidised the insulation of homes to make them warmer, drier and healthier, up to a total cost of $1,300. Here Craig Scouller and Bruce Ritchie inspect old insulation in a Dunedin home to discover what will be required to make it warm.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 2 July 2009, p. 6
Photograph by Peter McIntosh

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Ben Schrader, 'Housing and government - 21st-century developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32446/insulating-homes (accessed 6 May 2021)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 20 Jun 2012