Healthy Homes

We spend 70 per cent of our time in our homes. It is important to our health that homes are warm, dry and free of mould.  

Below are some simple ways you can create a healthy home (click on the image below to enlarge it).

Child Healthy Housing Programme

If you are living with children who gett sick often and your home is:

  • damp
  • cold
  • difficult to keep warm

You may be eligible for the Child Healthy Housing Programme.

Contact the Child Healthy Housing Team on (06) 879 9440 or 027 333 8327

Curtain bank

Hawke's Bay District Health Board is a referring agency for the Red Cross curtain bank programme. The curtain bank supplies curtains to individuals or families who require them to create a healthier living environment. The Hawke's Bay curtain bank has supplied over 14,000 curtains to over 1310 homes in the region. 

Curtain bank referral form