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Not-for-profits put people’s needs first

2019-02-01T11:07:57+00:00February 1st, 2019|

  Media Release 31 January 2018 Accessible Properties (APNZL) shares the concerns of Community Housing advocates that the current Government policy to sign-up for-profit developers as public housing providers is a recipe for disaster. APNZL supports the view that government investment in public housing is best achieved through not-for-profit organisations putting people’s needs first. "The [...]

Pukehinahina/Gate Pa Tenants talk with APNZL

2019-02-01T11:59:57+00:00January 23rd, 2019|

Betty Blockley was one of three winners of a $100 grocery voucher. Betty says she will use the money to bake the APNZL team a cake! In January Accessible Properties Tauranga invited 150 of our Pukehinahina/Gate Pa tenants to tell us about their community – the level of engagement [...]

Five new homes for people with disabilities

2018-12-03T15:34:50+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

This September Accessible Properties opened five new homes in Massey, Auckland as part of the city’s new Moire Road development – the first of more than 100 homes Accessible Properties has planned across Auckland. These first five homes were built as a joint venture partnership between Ngāti Whātua Orākei and Fletcher Living, delivering 200 [...]

There when Charles needed us

2018-09-10T10:54:30+00:00October 24th, 2017|

Charles Taylor lived on Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, for 28 years, but when, due to the unsuitable nature of the schooling available, the progress of his son (Aman) who has Down syndrome began to suffer, Charles decided that it was time to change schools. “Allenvale School in Christchurch offered an educational programme that wasn’t provided by [...]

Michelle’s thankful for her new home

2018-09-10T10:54:30+00:00October 10th, 2017|

 Every morning Michelle Rangitonga wakes up thankful that she and her daughter have a home for as long as they need. For Michelle it was an anxious journey to get to this point. Having previously lived in a property for two and half years with her daughter, the pair were told in September 2016 that [...]

Accessible Properties acquires more than 1100 Tauranga homes

2018-09-10T10:54:31+00:00December 21st, 2016|

Media Release 31 March 2017 From tonight Accessible Properties will take over the ownership and management of more than 1100 homes from Housing New Zealand in the Tauranga area. Accessible Properties, a subsidiary of IHC, is one of New Zealand’s largest non-government housing providers with a long history of providing good quality housing that prioritises [...]

Tenants Celebrate Peachgrove Improvements

2018-09-10T10:54:31+00:00December 19th, 2016|

Tenants at Peachgrove Road in Hamilton are planning a get together before Christmas to celebrate an upgrade of their homes that will bring almost twice as many parking spots and a communal outdoor area with gardens, picnic tables and a BBQ. The tenants of the 22 units are over the moon with the upgrade which is due to be completed before Christmas, [...]

Accessible Properties provides a safe place for Elly

2018-09-10T10:54:31+00:00August 5th, 2016|

Before moving to an Accessible Properties unit, Elly Rawiri had been living in a Woman’s Refuge for over a year. She had been removed from the rural homestead she had been living in by the healthcare provider supporting her with her heart and respiratory problems. “The homestead had been abandoned for some time before I [...]

Accessible Properties’ opens new homes in Auckland

2018-09-10T10:54:31+00:00July 26th, 2016|

Media release Simon O’Connor, Tamaki MP, will open five new social housing homes in Glen Innes, Auckland at 10.30 am on Tuesday 26 July. These units have been built by Accessible Properties, a division of IHC New Zealand, the country’s largest non-government community housing provider. The homes will be used for affordable rental by people [...]

From a shaky start to a solid foundation

2016-08-08T15:03:02+00:00July 21st, 2016|

Prior to the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, Trevor lived in Christchurch and was employed in the fishing industry. “I was fully employed, well paid, and I was able to travel overseas. But the earthquakes changed that good life and I had to relocate to the King Country” he says. Trevor found employment as an educator [...]