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Hon. Minister Maggie Barry

The Minister for Seniors is the Honourable Maggie Barry ONZM

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21 June 2016

Advocates and representatives of older New Zealanders gathered at the Beehive on 15 June for a function hosted by the Minister for Seniors, the Hon Maggie Barry, to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

10 June 2016

As a SuperGold Cardholder you are entitled to travel free on local trains, selected buses and ferries, after 9am weekdays and all weekend, in Auckland. But, from July, Auckland Transport will require you to use an AT HOP card to access this.

2 June 2016

There are only a few weeks left to apply for a rates rebate for 2015/16. The closing date for applications is 30 June 2016.  Eligibility for a rebate is based on an assessment of a ratepayer’s income.  For a rates rebate, you will need to apply to your local Council.  Further details are outlined here:


Start date: 2 September 2015 - 11 October 2016
Start date: 25 May 2016
Start date: 11 August 2016