Warmer Healthier Homes Nelson-Marlborough insulation project

NTHT coordinates the Warmer Healthier Homes Nelson-Marlborough insulation project, providing insulation grants to eligible homeowners and renters in Nelson, Tasman, and Marlborough.

Who can apply?

Insulation Grants are currently available for rental properties where the tenant holds a valid Community Services Card. 


Please contact the project contractor Absolute Energy on 03 547 2503 to enquire. 


The project began in Nelson-Tasman in 2014 with a partnership between Rata Foundation, NTHT, NMDHB, and NCC. The project also relied on funding from EECA.


In 2015 the project was extended to Marlborough with funding from Marlborough District Council and Rata Foundation (Marlborough Trustees), and EECA. 


To August 2016, the project has provided the following number of insulation retrofits in Nelson Tasman, and Marborough:


  • Nelson: 270 homes insulated
  • Tasman: 130 homes insulated
  • Marlborough:  82 homes insulated
  • Total  482 Homes insulation

Our Partners

The project relies on the support from the following funders and partners:

  • Rata Foundation
  • Nelson City Council
  • Marlborough District Council
  • Nelson Marborough District Health Board
  • EECA
  • Absolute Energy

Contact Us

Our office is at:

329 Trafalgar Square

Nelson 7010


Our postal address is:

PO BOX 140



Our phone number is:

03 546 9568


Our Email Address is: