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OLDER WORKFORCE FORUM - Addressing Skill Needs; The Older Workforce

3 Sep 2014

Tauranga's Age Friendly City Strategy includes the aim of encouraging businesses to realise the…

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Men's Health - Warrant of Fitness

23 May 2014

ALL MEN - ALL AGES Come along and get your FREE Men's Health Warrant of Fitness. Tuesday 10 June…

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Men's Health - Warrant of Fitness

Politicians agree on ageing with dignity and respect

by Voxy, 15 Apr 2014

At Age Concern New Zealand’s national conference […] Hon Jo Goodhew, Minister for Senior…

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Housing changes ahead as baby boomers plan to sell

by Scoop.co.nz, 17 Mar 2014

Half of the baby boomers surveyed for a study on ageing say they plan to move or downsize as they get…

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Housing changes ahead as baby boomers plan to sell

11,000 reasons to use your Supergold card

by Voxy, 10 Mar 2014

Senior Citizens Minister Jo Goodhew has today announced that the SuperGold programme now has more than…

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11,000 reasons to use your Supergold card

More people keep working after "retirement" age

by Stuff, 11 Feb 2014

The traditional retirement party at 65 is a relic, as more than two in five pensioners under 70 are…

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More people keep working after

Flex your adaptability muscle, says Age Concern President

20 Jan 2014

“Life is constant change, much of which is beyond our control. The older we get, the more change…

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Flex your adaptability muscle, says Age Concern President

"Meals for 1 or 2"

13 Jan 2014

Simon and Dame Alison Holst together with Age Concern New Zealand have produced a beautiful cookbook…

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New website to provide information on aged residential care

by Voxy, 13 Jan 2014

Finding out about the aged care system for an ageing parent or relative is an extremely stressful time…

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Avoid retirement home traps

by The Press, 16 Dec 2013

A report in The Press (Dec 5) makes sobering reading: a senior citizen, James Barber, in hospital for…

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Avoid retirement home traps