The Minister

Hon. Minister Maggie Barry

The Minister for Seniors is the Honourable Maggie Barry ONZM

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29 August 2016

The Banking Ombudsman shares some advice about how to protect yourself from scammers, and a dementia friendly banking initiative is under way. There's an updated guide for anyone thinking of living in a retirement village and the silver economy is a growing force.

29 August 2016

Check out the Hip Op-eration Crew, tai chi demonstrations, a chamber music concert and music and art tours at Te Papa during Seniors Week - Mon 10 to Sun 16 Oct.

23 August 2016

If you've thought about moving to a retirement village, the Commission for Financial Capability is running free seminars, including in Paraparaumu, Pukekohe, Auckland and Timaru over the next couple of months.  Find out what you need to know before making a decision. 


Start date: 2 September 2015 - 11 October 2016
Start date: 11 August 2016
Start date: 15 September 2016 - 17 September 2016