The Minister

Hon. Minister Maggie Barry

The Minister for Seniors is the Honourable Maggie Barry ONZM


18 October 2017

In this issue, we celebrate International Day of the Older Person, reveal the latest data from the Business of Ageing 2017 update, look at a life-changing way to get around with a disability, provide financial advice on fraud, how to apply for a rates rebate, pet insurance and more.

10 October 2017

Te Wiki Kaumātua Seniors’ Week is a festival of community events and activities planned with older residents in mind that starts in the Capital On Wednesday 11th October.

19 September 2017

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed news that Pharmac is on track to fund the vaccine for shingles (herpes zoster), as early as April 2018.

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Start date: 1 October 2017 - 31 October 2017
Start date: 11 October 2017 - 22 October 2017