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The rising cost of Power; solutions

Monday, 17 September 2018, 9:59 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Findings from the Government's Electricity Pricing Review were released on Tuesday and reveal the price of power has risen by 79 percent since the 1990s with 103,000 households spending more than 10 per cent of their income on power. More >>

Grey Power on Bank Closures

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:59 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power has called on the Government to direct Kiwi Bank and post bank to fill the gap left by commercial banks abandoning many small communities More >>

Grey Power Calls For Aged Care Commissioner

Monday, 20 August 2018, 2:38 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power has called on the Labour led Government to urgently honour a pre-election promise to appoint an Aged Care Commissioner. More >>

Grey Power Cannabis Policy

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 2:32 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Recent stories in the News Media appear to be at odds with Grey Power N.Z. Federation Inc. official policy which follows. More >>

Inadequate Superannuation

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 12:01 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

The Grey Power Federation has called on the Government to act swiftly to avoid a looming crisis for people who are solely dependent on national superannuation. More >>

Grey Power on sentencing law

Friday, 1 June 2018, 1:45 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power members are alarmed at Andrew Little’s proposal to introduce reduced sentences for criminal offending. If you need more prisons build them,you dont solve the problem of to many lions in the cage by letting some of them out. As recent annoucements ... More >>

Are Home Based Care Policies Compromising Health?

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:08 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

A generation of policy makers have developed care for the elderly based on the assumption that they are better off in their own homes, with home care support. However, is it time to question whether this policy is actually compromising many elderly people’s ... More >>

CPP is a slap in the face

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 12:36 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

The decision by the Commerce Commission to approve the application by PowerCo for a Customised Price Path (CPP) is no surprise, but is a slap in the face for the ordinary customer. More >>

Medical cannabis

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 11:12 am | Grey Power New Zealand

President of the Grey Power Federation Tom O’Connor has urged Parliament to send the Green Party Bill on medical cannabis to the Select Committee stage so the public can debate the issue. More >>

Upgrade Log Burners

Monday, 7 August 2017, 11:05 am | Grey Power New Zealand

The Grey Power Federation is to ask Government to ensure no one is prevented by regional air plans from living in a warm house during winter. More >>

Nelson Grey Power encourages support for local Dairy

Monday, 8 May 2017, 12:33 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Recently two Nelson shopkeepers have been attacked and stolen from. More >>

Grey Power applaudeds gov't pay equity package

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 1:11 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Press release Grey Power has applauded the Government’s announcement of a $2 billion package to address the pay inequity in the predominantly female aged care sector. Grey Power Federation national president Tom O’Connor said the package would address ... More >>

Clash probably unavoidable

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 11:56 am | Grey Power New Zealand

The chances of avoiding a head on clash between Grey Power and the Government over raising the age of national superannuation are fading as the organisation’s 65000 members prepare for political war. More >>

No surprise with superannuation

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 12:00 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

National president of the Grey Power Federation Tom O’Connor said the increased age of entitlement for national; superannuation did not come as a surprise. More >>

Medical cannabis

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 1:02 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

The Grey Power Federation has commended the Government for finally easing access to medical cannabis. More >>

Advice to new PM: don’t mess with national superannuation

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 2:17 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

National president of the Grey Power Federation Tom O’Connor said there had been a clear understanding with retiring Prime Minster John Key that national superannuation was safe while he was in office. However the new Prime Minster has hinted that he ... More >>

Tax on power bill rebates

Monday, 14 November 2016, 1:48 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

National president of the Grey Power Federation Tom O’Connor is astonished that IRD has secret plans to tax monthly rebates paid by lines companies, through retail power companies, to consumers. “We are aware that some power company rebates which ... More >>

Grey Power and the NZ Seniors Party

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 1:43 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

In spite of several clear explanations that Grey Power is not aligned to any political party, we are still getting requests to join with the New Zealand Seniors Party. In fact, it appears they do not yet have sufficient members to be registered as a ... More >>

Local Government Bill

Monday, 5 September 2016, 12:11 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

The Grey Power Federation is preparing for battle to protect the right of members to be consulted over the structure of district and regional councils. The federation has joined Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) in opposing parts of the Local Government ... More >>

Grey Power comes out in support of local authorities

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 9:46 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Delegates to the Local Government New Zealand Conference in Dunedin last week sounded a warning about what they believe is a covert push for the amalgamation of councils into bigger units. More >>

 

 

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