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 Current Subsidies

Below is a list of our current subsidies, grants and discounts, many of which are made possible with the help of our generous funders. Please note that all subsidies are subject to conditions. Please call us for more information.




Subsidy available

Ceiling & Underfloor Insulation

(Rental Properties)

  • Currently no Government subsidies available
  • Where no subsidy is available
25% CEA discount


Ceiling & Underfloor



Woodburner and Pellet Fire Heating





  • Homeowner (owner-occupier) of a home built before 2008 AND
  • Have a valid Community Services Card or SuperGold combo card, OR
  • own and be living in a home in an area identified as lower-income - contact us to find out if your address qualifies, OR
  • Families referred through the Ministry of Health’s Healthy Homes Initiative (currently only available through 11 North Island District Health Boards, Canterbury NOT included). Find out more here

up to 92% off



67% or $2500 maxium


  • Where the above subsidy does not apply

25% CEA discount  for insulation only

 Home Energy Check
  • Living in the Christchurch area, or
Free *while subsidies last
 Wood Burner Training
  • Living in Christchurch, Rangiora, Ashburton or Kaiapoi

Free *while subsidies last


We also have limited subsidies for heating and insulation on a case by case basis. Please contact us to see if you qualify.


Warmer Kiwi Homes

The Government has just announced it's new four year insulation and heating programme, Warmer Kiwi Homes, targeted at low-income owner-occupiers. This comes into effect on 1st July, 2018.


The new programme does not include financial support for landlords. We strongly advise any landlords who have still got to insulate their property before the new Residential Tenancies Act legislative deadline to contact us to find out more.


If affordability is an issue, CEA may be able to organise other financial assistance including interest free payment plans over a number of months, to help. Criteria applies.


From July 1st 2018 homeowners will be eligible for up to 92% off the costs of insulation if they meet the following criteria:

  • The home must be owner-occupied – i.e. it can’t be a rental property AND
  • The home must be built before 2008

In addition:

  • The homeowner must have a Community Services Card or a Super Gold combo card OR
  • The homeowner has been referred by the Ministry of Health (currently North Island only) OR
  • The home is located in an area identified as lower-income, contact CEA to find out if your address qualifies.


If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to give us a free call on 0800 GET WARM (0800 438 9276), call 03 374 7222, or email to find out how we can help you.


Community Energy Action

0800 GET WARM (0800 438 9276)

+64 3 374 7222

299 Tuam Street





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