Monte Cecilia Housing Trust was established in 1982 by the St Vincent de Paul Society, Liston Foundation, the Sisters of Mercy and the Marist Brothers. The original purpose was to provide emergency housing and practical assistance to whanau with a housing need as well as to ensure adequate, affordable and secure housing for all New Zealanders through housing action and political advocacy. In 1989 Monte Cecilia House was registered as a Charitable Trust.


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1982 Read more

Monte Cecilia opened at 72 Hillsborough Rd, Hillsborough, Auckland

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1992 Read more

Launch of the “Friends of Monte” with Dame Kath Tizard

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1998 Read more

Sisters of Mercy Jubilee celebration with Phil Goff

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2002 Read more

Opening of 30 Windrush Close, Mangere with the Prime Minister Helen Clark and Bishop Dunne

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2006 Read more

Launch of Monte Cecilia Housing Trust's new logo

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2007 Read more

Celebrating 25 years Monte Cecilia Housing Trust

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2008 Read more

Diocesan School Caring Shed blessing

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2010

Umu Place blessing

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2012

Art exhibition to celebrate the 30 year anniversary

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2014

Blessing of the first of five Waimahia houses

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2015

Christmas at Monte Cecilia Housing Trust

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2016

Appointment of Bernie Smith as CEO

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2017

Freehold house opened in Otahuhu