top of page
Te Toi Mahana Logo Main Stacked-04_edited.png

Helpful resources and links

Helpful resources and links 

Affordable Rent Limit (ARL) Application 

Te Toi Mahana can arrange a 12 month rent subsidy if you are paying more than 35% of your income (not including accommodation supplement) on rent.

Public Housing Register

To apply for housing via the Public Housing Register, please contact the Ministry of Social Development. 

Tenancy forms
Bond lodgements, change of tenant, residential tenancy agreements, translations and more. 

Toast Electric
Toast Electric is a not-for-profit electricity retailer powered by Sustainability Trust.

An independent service managed Consumer NZ where you can find the cheapest electricity and gas plans.

Money Talks
MoneyTalks is a free and confidential financial helpline that can connect you with financial mentors and other community services.

Citizens Advice Bureau
A nationwide network providing free, confidential, independent information on your rights and how to access the services you need.

Work and Income
Work and Income is here to help you financially if you're on a low income or not working.

Community Energy Network
CEN is a national network of community energy organisations like Sustainability Trust and located in many regions around the motu. Members can provide advice and services in their regional areas.

EnergyMate is a free energy coaching service for households at risk of energy hardship that are struggling to pay their power bill or keep their home warm, delivered by the Electricity Retailers’ Association. This service is usually offered through budget advice services. Check out the website to if there is a service in your area.

Utilities Disputes
A free, independent, and fair service that resolves complaints about electricity and gas. You should contact UD if you are unable to resolve a dispute with us or another retailer around electricity service and billing.

Flooring Wooden Floor
bottom of page