News from around the community and government
The Government is introducing a new winter energy payment to help older people and people on a benefit stay warm and healthy through winter.
After each election we provide the incoming Minister with a briefing on their portfolio and our work. The Government has released the briefing to the Minister of Seniors.
In this issue: Minister for Seniors Hon Tracey Martin talks about her new role and vision for New Zealand. Find out about a nifty walker designed by Kiwis, learn how to set up a digital will, and read about virtual retirement villages and keeping your brain fit.
People who donate a kidney or part of their liver can now do so knowing they can be fully compensated for lost earnings as a result of their donation surgery.