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12 August, 2015

Retirement planning survey reinforces the need for increased financial capability levels

Minister for Senior Citizens Maggie Barry and Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Paul Goldsmith today welcomed a survey highlighting the importance of all New Zealanders planning for their retirement.

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4 August, 2015

Preventing falls crucial as population ages

ACC Minister Nikki Kaye and Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry have welcomed new ACC initiatives aimed at reducing falls amongst older people.

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23 June, 2015

New report shows economic power of seniors

A new report has highlighted the economic influence of older people in New Zealand, Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry says.

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17 June, 2015

New support for carers launched

A new set of online resources will help carers look after their own needs, make time for themselves and stay connected, Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry says.

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15 June, 2015

New research and community programmes to combat elder abuse

New Zealanders need to confront the reality of elder abuse to prevent the exploitation and mistreatment of older people, Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry says.

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14 May, 2015

Value of older workers detailed by survey

Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed a report highlighting the value of older workers to New Zealand’s economy – and identifying the discrimination many of them still face.

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6 May, 2015

Targeted discounts for SuperGold Card holders

Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry says the latest SuperGold business recruitment campaign has achieved its aim of signing up more health professionals and lawyers.

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21 April, 2015

Positive Ageing Strategy report released

The value of older people to New Zealand has been spelled out in a new report released today by Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry.

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17 April, 2015

Translations boost Enduring Power of Attorney campaign

Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry has launched a new range of multilingual resources to help New Zealanders protect their future with an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA).

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9 March, 2015

Minister congratulates winners of essay contest

Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry today announced the winners of the national youth essay competition, ‘1914 – 2014: The greatest greats and grands of the last 100 years.’

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