The Minister

Hon. Minister Maggie Barry

The Minister for Seniors is the Honourable Maggie Barry ONZM

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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. 

15 August 2016

Auckland Council has signed off its Unitary Plan which will allow for more high density housing and a population growth of up to 1 million by 2040.

2 August 2016

Silver entrepreneurs are well represented in figures for startups in the U.S. with those older than 55 accounting for a quarter of new businesses.  More people are working longer as life expectancy continues to rise.


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