More than 2000 state houses have been upgraded after a coroner found damp and cold conditions may have contributed to a South Auckland toddler's death.
Radio NZ reported today that Housing New Zealand has undertaken the repairs after a coroner's report into the death of Emma-Lita Bourne, 2, was published in June.
Housing NZ then reviewed all repair requests and prioritised fixing damp and cold problems.
Repairs made to around 2800 state houses included upgrading insulation, installing ventilation, heaters, carpets and thermal drapes, Radio NZ reported.
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Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett told the radio network she was impressed with Housing NZ's response.
"So they put a maintenance action team in place in June of this year and I tell you they've been going great guns and I'm really impressed with the numbers of properties that they've been upgrading and getting maintenance teams into."