When Thomas Cole, 5, heard Habitat for Humanity was having a Lego building challenge in Waitara he couldn't wait to get there.
Although he usually built cars with his Lego, Thomas said he also liked building houses.
The challenge was aimed at raising awareness among children about the organisation, Taranaki administrator Denise Cooper said.
The challenge was to build a house and describe why it would be a good Habitat house.
Pictures of the houses would go online and the five with the most votes would win prizes of Lego, she said.
The challenge had been held in Bell Block, Stratford and Inglewood and is on at Knox Church Community Centre, Waitara, from 10am to 4pm today.
Habitat for Humanity has built 30 houses in Taranaki and the building of two more, in Grey St, in Waitara, begins in November.
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