EECA Warmer Kiwi Homes Subsidy

What is the Warmer Kiwi Homes Subsidy?

As a homeowner, you may be eligible for the EECA Warmer Kiwi Homes Subsidy, a government initiative that provides grants covering between 80% and 90% of the cost of home insulation and installing it. This program is available for low-income homeowners living in  “deprivation areas” identified as for the program, homeowners with a Community Services Card, and homeowners with a SuperGold Combo card.

If your home qualifies for the grant, EECA covers between 80% & 90% of the cost of insulation and WISE through our funders, will cover the rest of the insulation cost making it 100% FREE for you!

* Please note this is limited to the Taranaki Region and is ONLY available for ceiling and underfloor insulation.

To be eligible for the grant:

If you had an insulation grant for a previous house, no worries, you can apply for a grant at your current home.

100% FREE home insulation

Even if you have insulation, it might not meet the current standard. Warmer Kiwi Homes subsidies can cover additional insulation for your home.

Without insulation your home will lose heat through the roof, the walls and the floor which will in turn make your home cold, damp and ultimately impact your family’s health.

For houses built before 2000, insulation may be inadequate, is no longer in good condition or in the case of many older houses, never installed at all. In these cases, insulation can be easily retrofitted into the ceiling and underfloor cavities (if accessible).

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Thank you for keeping our house warm. It has made a huge difference and helps with my son's lungs a lot; this means less hospital time.

H - New Plymouth

I highly recommend Wise Charitable Trust. If your home is as cold as mine was. I had no underfloor insulation, no vapor barrier and the ceiling insulation was very old. No carpets either. Just chip board floors and the kids and I were feeling the chill, we had every blanket we owned on our beds. Wise were easy to talk to, made me feel comfortable, quick to come and view our property and the team who came were very respectful and did a fantastic job. The kids and I noticed a difference in warmth straight away being winter, with a vapor barrier, underfloor and a top up of our ceiling insulation all installed. I'm incredibly grateful to the entire team, thank you Wise. I think if you are thinking about a vapor barrier, or insulation give Wise a call before you call anyone else.

J - New Plymouth

Excellent service and efficient staff with friendly attitudes. This service is a credit to Taranaki and I would not hesitate to refer anyone else to WISE. Thank you so much for your service, we love our warm home now.

S - New Plymouth

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