Social Enterprise

Most of CEN’s members are charities and are organised within the Social Enterprise model spectrum. We are very interested in developing a programme that uses the Social Impact Investment model. This has been successfully applied overseas and the elements for success are available in New Zealand but it has yet to be effectively implemented here. […]

Healthy Homes Guarantee Act

It is our view that the majority of New Zealand housing stock performs poorly regarding staying warm and dry. This is especially the case regarding a significant proportion of our rental properties. CEN strongly supports the intent of the Healthy Homes Guanrantee Act. We understand that the standards that underpin the HHGA will be developed […]

Awarua Synergy

Margaret Black, Bluff, wanted to warm the Bluff Medical Centre and to eradicate signs of dampness.  Bluff Medical Centre has been around for 24 years and is run by nine Trustees. Awarua Synergy offered a great price which was appreciated by the Trustees.  “The Centre is vastly warmer now and much more comfortable since being […]