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New Zealanders' work for Seniors honoured

A woman who has given more than 45 years’ service to older New Zealanders has been made a Dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours released today. The Minister for Seniors,...


Enduring Power of Attorney forms made easier

The Minister for Seniors Maggie Barry says changes to Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA) forms will make them easier to understand and use. “Knowing you can chose people you trust...


Updated Carer’s Guide released on International Day of Older Persons

Seniors Minister Maggie Barry has marked the UN’s International Day of Older Persons with the release of a newly updated Guide for Carers – He Aratohu mä ngä Kaitiaki. “The theme...


New trio become SuperSeniors Champions

Three well-known older New Zealanders are the latest to join the SuperSeniors Champions as advocates and role models, Seniors Minister Maggie Barry says. Renowned ballet dancer Sir Jon Trimmer, former...


Arts Access Awards celebrate difference

Tonight’s Arts Access Awards are a celebration of the power of art to change lives and bring joy and fulfilment to all New Zealanders, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie...