A house built by Toi Ohomai students and sold for charity will finally be transported to its new home overnight.

The Charity House project saw carpentry and electrical students build the three-bedroom home throughout 2017. The house went to auction in December.

The house sold for $210,000 and the profits go to the Rotary Club of Rotorua Sunrise which distributes funds to local charities.

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Anthony and Robyn McBreen won the bidding late last year and, overnight, the house is being transported to its new home in Hamurana.

Student Katherine Page said she was sad to see it go.

"I didn't start until August. But it's sad to see it go. But we know there's good come out of it," Page said.

In 2016, more than $41,000 was donated.

Page said it was nice to know the students had done their part for the community as the profits went to charity.

She said it had also given her, and the 28 students involved, the skills and knowledge they needed.

The Charity House project, a home built by the institute's carpentry, electrical and interior design students, is in its sixth year this year.

Page said the project would run again once the house was moved.


Applications for the funds can be made later in the year at www.rotaryrotoruasunrise.co.nz.