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Grey Power congratulates Key

Sunday, 21 September 2014, 1:25 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power National President Terry King congratulated John Key for his party’s “resounding win “ in yesterday’s election and hoped that the new National Government would look hard at issues affecting the ever–growing number of older New Zealanders. ... More >>

Dirty politics strikes again

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 9:54 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power has refuted an apparent suggestion on Twitter that the organisation has supported the Labour Party in the run-up to the general election. The message is also critical of Social Development Minister Paula Bennett National president Terry ... More >>

Amalgamation not a Forgone Conclusion

Friday, 5 September 2014, 10:52 am | Grey Power New Zealand

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters will be speaking at a Public Meeting in Upper Hutt next week. Being held on Tuesday 9 September at 7pm, Mr Peters will be discussing the threat of amalgamation to the wider Wellington region. More >>

Grey Power Welcomes Labour Health Policy

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 10:43 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power welcomes the announcement made in the Labour Party Health policy that people aged over 65 will receive free Doctor visits and pay no prescription charges. Grey Power has advocated for this policy for several years as many elderly people ... More >>

Grey Power President in Napier

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 1:01 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

The new Grey Power Federation President, Southlander Terry King, spoke to a crowd of over 100 local members at the Napier and Districts Grey Power association meeting in Tamatea yesterday. On his first tour since being elected to lead the 67,000-member ... More >>

Grey Power Concerned about Secret Talks on TPPA

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 12:52 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power Concerned about Secret Talks on TPPA. Grey Power is concerned that the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations are being held behind closed doors and that very little information is available to the public. The Chair of the ... More >>

New President for Grey Power

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 10:28 am | Grey Power New Zealand

In what turned out to be a landslide result the 67,000 – member Grey Power New Zealand Federation has elected a new president: their vice-president, southlander and former Invercargill city councillor Terry King. At the Annual General Meeting ... More >>

“SHARK’ New Name for Telecom Instead of “SPARK”

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 1:28 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Telecom’s new name should be SHARK, not SPARK, to reflect a miserly “clipping the ticket” approach towards their long standing customers with the introduction of a fee for those clients requiring a standard paper invoice for the monthly charge. More >>

Grey Power Concerned At Secret TPPA Deals' Impact on Elderly

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 3:02 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

The Government seems hell-bent on committing NZ to the TPPA prior to the next election while refusing to release any details to the NZ public. Grey Power has real concerns about the impact of this agreement on several areas of NZ life: Huge increases in ... More >>

Revised Figures for Super annuitants living in poverty

Friday, 28 February 2014, 3:39 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

It is disappointing that an error in counting the estimates of after-tax income as released by Statistics NZ, Treasury and the Ministry of Social Development has occurred. More >>

Power Price War

Monday, 10 February 2014, 10:26 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Date: 8/02/2014 While Genesis Energy is offering its customers in Christchurch and other ‘select’ parts of the country a two-year locked-in price which is reported to be almost 10% higher than the amount their customers are paying presently Allen ... More >>

Home Invasions

Monday, 11 November 2013, 3:42 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

On Armistice Day we remember those brave New Zealanders who fought to preserve and protect our freedom. Sadly, in New Zealand today, such long held freedoms are being eroded. We have predators targeting the vulnerable: our young and our elderly. More >>

Grey Power Electricity

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 12:40 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power Electricity is offering discounted electricity to its members. This will benefit all consumers, not only our members, because it will challenge all the big companies to match our prices. More >>

Asset Sales Referendum

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 12:55 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Asset Sales Referendum It is now obvious that John Key is prepared to risk his chances in the general election next year. Like several prime ministers before him, he fails to recognize that winning an election is not a mandate for everything in the manifesto. ... More >>

Flexible Superannuation

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 4:00 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power has vowed to fight proposed changes to national superannuation released by United Future leader Peter Dunne today. More >>

Grey Power: Rising Power Prices

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 3:11 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

In today’s NZ Herald there is an article on rising power prices, what is new? If it is not the retailers of electricity increasing their prices it is the lines companies, the price rises contained in this article are clearly the responsibility of the lines ... More >>

Grey Power calls for compulsory military training

Monday, 8 July 2013, 1:18 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

What is our society coming to when an elderly gentleman, on a walker, is attacked leaving the RSA? This follows hot on the heels of other well-publicised and cowardly acts against elderly, and Grey Power is sick of it. It is about time that we demanded ... More >>

Grey Power and Home Heating

Friday, 24 May 2013, 12:27 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

National President, Roy Reid has expressed his concern that New Zealanders can’t afford adequate home heating. More >>

Sale of Meridian Energy

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 1:20 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

"Grey Power will go to the streets to fight the proposed sale of Meridian Energy," said Roy Reid, President of Grey Power and leader of the Keep Our Assets campaign, at Grey Power's annual general meeting in Auckland today. "The coming referendum ... More >>

Proposed Changes to Electricity Charges

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 1:08 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power is very pleased to learn that two political parties have today released details on savings on the cost of electricity, which will greatly benefit older people especially those on a fixed income. More >>

 

 

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