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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 >>

SuperGold card free public transport

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 12:04 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

National Grey Power Federation president Tom O’Connor said it was disappointing that Auckland Transport had gone ahead and undermined the Government’s promise to SuperGold card holders of free public transport in off peak times anywhere in ... More >>

Grey Power Greets Budget with Cautious Optimism

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:05 am | Grey Power New Zealand

National president of the Grey Power Federation, Tom O’Connor has greeted the Government’s budget, announced today, with cautious optimism for some aspects and disappointment for others. More >>

TPPA Les Howard

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 12:30 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power has greeted the failure of big international corporates to break the New Zealand and Australian resolve on patent protections on biologics in the final outcome of the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations with cautious optimism. More >>

Support for tougher Measures Against family Violence

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 12:32 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Chair of Grey Power’s Law and Order National Advisory Group, Graeme Faulkner of Blenheim, has commended an initiative by Justice Minister Amy Adams to take a tougher stance on family violence. More >>

Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement

Monday, 3 August 2015, 9:48 am | Grey Power New Zealand

It is long past time the New Zealand Government took the people into its confidence and explained their position on the TPPA. There is a lot of information floating about through leaks on Wikileaks etc but our elected representative along with their ... More >>

 

 

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