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It's not just about bricks and mortar for Greg

May 29, 2024

Greg Orchard, Accessible Properties Chief Executive, is keeping a promise he made to himself several jobs ago; that he would work fewer hours. Greg has resigned and leaves his role at the end of June.

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There's always a welcome at Lee's place

June 2, 2023

“When someone knocks on the door to ask for some sugar, we always give more,” says Lee Taniwha (Waikato Tainui, Ngāti Maniapoto), who is always ready to help his Accessible Properties neighbours in Auckland.

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Pop-up park for Tauranga an asset for tenants

August 5, 2022

A cool morning didn’t spoil the warmth of the welcome for Accessible Properties’ tenants to a new pop-up park in Tauranga.

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Healthy homes project under way

July 20, 2021

Accessible Properties is carrying out improvements to IDEA Services properties throughout the country as part of a Healthy Homes programme.

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Housing Minister drops in on Auckland tenant

May 4, 2021

Associate Housing Minister Poto Williams took a look at some new Accessible Properties (AP) houses in Manurewa earlier this year and used them as a backdrop to talk about improved protections for tenants.

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A place to call home for those hardest hit

March 9, 2021

Last year marked the 10th anniversary of the creation of IHC’s property company, Accessible Properties.

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Garry’s quick-thinking praised by fire crew

November 30, 2020

Accessible Properties tenant Garry Hopa is a laid-back kind of chap, but he sprang into action when he saw a dangerous fire.

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