The Minister

The Minister for Seniors is the Honourable Tracey Martin.

Minister Tracey Martin


20 November 2017

Over 600,000 New Zealanders will be able to avoid the often painful and debilitating shingles infection following PHARMAC’s decision to fully fund the shingles vaccine.

20 November 2017

With the burden of work-related injuries in older employees only set to increase, more needs to be done to keep them safe, a University of Otago study has found.

20 November 2017

Our fast-growing ageing population presents New Zealand  with major accessibility and health issues.   By 2036, nearly one in four Kiwis will be aged over 65 and numbers over 80 will have doubled.

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Start date: 1 November 2017 - 30 November 2017
Start date: 18 November 2017 - 23 November 2017
Start date: 27 November 2017 - 1 December 2017