Faye Loli and her partner John have just bought their first home in Auckland’s Clendon Park, making them the first members of their extended family to own a home.

There was no parental help available; no deposit cash gift, and no guarantee.

They did it all themselves, having started saving 10 years ago to get a place to call home.

“When we finally got it, it was like we won Lotto. It was a memorable day for us,” the camera-shy Loli says.

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