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Dr Chris Perkins, Selwyn Cetre for Ageing and Spirituality

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 1:58 pm | ElderNet

Dr Chris Perkins, MB ChB (Otago) FRANZCP, Diploma of Professional Ethics (Auckland) leads The Selwyn Centre for Ageing and Spirituality. She has been a psychiatrist for older people since 1992, and currently works as a locum in addition to her role ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Emeritus Professor Erik Olssen

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:28 am | ElderNet

Erik Olssen is the author of Working Lives c.1900: A photographic essay which gives a rare and fascinating view into working class life and the nature of work in New Zealand's first industrial suburbs. More >>

Liam Butler Interviews Alan Clarke

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 3:50 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler Interviews Alan Clarke, Author of 'The Great NZ Work, Money and Retirement puzzle'. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Dr Rosamund Vallings

Monday, 8 September 2014, 11:53 am | ElderNet

Dr Rosamund Vallings MNZM, MB BS has been working hard for many years to help lift the stigma surrounding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis or ME). More >>

Maryan Street on issues of importance to older people

Friday, 29 August 2014, 3:48 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Hon Maryan Street MP on issues of importance to older New Zealanders More >>

John Collyns on taking the heat out of the housing crisis

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 3:15 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews John Collyns, RVA Executive Director on taking the heat out of the housing crisis. More >>

Interview With Professor Tanya Bryon

Friday, 15 August 2014, 3:21 pm | ElderNet

The Skeleton Cupboard $34.99 www.macmillan.co.nz is Professor Tanya Byron's account of her years of training as a clinical psychologist, when trainees find themselves in the toughest placements of their careers. Through the eyes of her naive and inexperienced ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Professor Robin Fraser

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 3:25 pm | ElderNet

Emeritus Professor Robin Fraser ONZM, BSc, MB BS(Syd), PhD(ANU), MD(Otago), FRCPA keeps his interest in the liver sieve as visiting professor to the University of Sydney. This work is directed by Prof. David Le Couteur (Centre for Education and ... More >>

PM Key on benefits of a ‘rock star economy' to older people

Friday, 1 August 2014, 4:55 pm | ElderNet

The ‘rock star economy' title was one person's view and, while flattering, is certainly not how I would categorise it. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Hon David Cunliffe

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:43 pm | ElderNet

With older Kiwis comprising a growing proportion of New Zealand's population we all need to recognise the significant contribution they make to society - not only as taxpayers and consumers, but as employers, paid workers and volunteers. More >>

Interview: Geoff Chapple, Founding CEO of the Te Araroa Trust

Monday, 28 July 2014, 4:21 pm | ElderNet

This year Geoff has again updated his guidebook of Te Araroa Trail: The Long Pathway to include route changes. It is the official guide to New Zealand's greatest walk. Random House NZ $49.99 www.randomhouse.co.nz More >>

Ann Andrews QSM author of Positively Parkinsons

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 1:27 pm | ElderNet

Ann you live with Parkinson's and have written an insightful guide written in a confident and warm manner. How do you suggest people learn the most from their visits to their Doctors? More >>

Karen McMillan - Author of Dying: A NZ Guide for the Journey

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 5:19 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Karen McMillan - Author of Dying: A New Zealand Guide for the Journey. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Dr Judith Davey

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 5:17 pm | ElderNet

The Institute for Governance and Policy Studies is a leading research organisation in New Zealand. What topics regarding older people are on your agenda? More >>

Liam Butler Interviews David Young

Saturday, 3 May 2014, 4:30 pm | ElderNet

David Young works independently as a writer, researcher and editor in the field of history and environment, most often in relation to freshwater. He was a journalist for 20 years, becoming deputy editor of the New Zealand Listener and then editor ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Dr Stephen Neville

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 3:11 pm | ElderNet

One of the aims of the NZAG is to stimulate debate and action on improving the well-being of older-people. Many different stakeholders encourage older people to live in many different places. What should older people think about when they are looking at accommodation ... More >>

Liam Butler speaks to Barbara Stewart

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 5:04 pm | ElderNet

Barbara, what is a good example of how NZ First is improving the health and well being of older people in a fiscally prudent manner? More >>

Driving and Memory loss

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 5:23 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Dr John Carmody and Dr Petra Hoggarth about driving and Memory loss. More >>

Angela Caughey - Author of Dealing daily with Dementia

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 5:07 pm | ElderNet

Angela Caughey began writing in the mid-1980s, and is the author of four previous books. For more than 12 years she took care of her husband, who had dementia. She read widely around the subject, but found that none of the books included the practical ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Craig Potton

Friday, 7 March 2014, 4:48 pm | ElderNet

Craig is a photographer and conservationist who set up a Craig Potton Publishing in 1989 inspired by the success over the previous two years of Images From a Limestone Landscape, his and Andy Dennis's self-published tribute to the remarkable sea coast ... More >>

 

 

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