The Minister

Hon. Minister Maggie Barry

The Minister for Seniors is the Honourable Maggie Barry ONZM

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21 June 2016

Keep warm this winter with energy efficiency tips and see if you're eligible for free home insulation.  From the Retirement Commissioner find out the questions you need to be asking about retirement villages while two well-known actors explain why inter-generatoinal living works for them.

10 June 2016

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.

2 June 2016

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:


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