Out of the shadows
Seniors Minister Maggie Barry and SuperSeniors Champions say it is time to bring elder abuse out of the shadows and shed light on a dark space.
You're typically not buying the land or the building, only the right to live there - what you need to ask, and know about retirement villages.
Respected but lonely
Initial findings from the first ever 'Attitudes Towards Ageing' survey show high levels of respect for seniors, but loneliness is still an issue.
The Minister for Seniors is the Honourable Maggie Barry ONZM
Join the discussion
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.
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.
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: