TPA Announces New Manager starts January 2019



Tenants Protection Association Chair, Anthony Rimell, today announced that Penny Arthur has been appointed as the Manager of Tenants Protection Association (TPA).

Penny will commence with TPA on 21 January 2019.

Penny is currently employed at Community Law Canterbury in Christchurch. Penny was previously a member of the Executive Committee of TPA.

Penny brings significant skills to her new role, having managed an education and advocacy team in a not for profit environment previously.

Media release


10 October 2018


There has been recent discussion related to the possible regulation of Property Managers in New Zealand.

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