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Judges and MP’s get rich while Pensioners live in poverty

Monday, 29 January 2018, 11:44 am | NZ Seniors Party

New Zealand ‘a land of milk and honey’, but for some ‘bread and water’, and this financial division is growing. Take for instance our Judges and MP’s, both are paid very good salaries but added to these they have exceptionally good superannuation ... More >>

Pensioner Poverty rife in New Zealand

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 1:31 pm | NZ Seniors Party

We hear from our Government about child poverty levels in New Zealand, but nothing about Pensioner Poverty? Pensioners are the ‘forgotten generation’ who have worked all their lives, paid taxes, brought up kids, clothed and fed them and now find they ... More >>

Promises, promises broken again!

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 2:00 pm | NZ Seniors Party

Since helping form a Government, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has been silent on many of the promises he made to get elected. Both on their website and at meetings throughout the country Mr Peters told pensioners that if elected he would: More >>

On-Line Petition from NZ First nothing but a ploy!

Friday, 8 September 2017, 6:26 pm | NZ Seniors Party

Today I received an email from Winston Peters asking me to fill in an online petition calling for the abolishment of Section 70. This is the Act whereby the NZ Government confiscate overseas retirement savings/pensions stating that ordinary New Zealanders ... More >>

New Zealand Seniors Party on General Election

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 11:39 am | NZ Seniors Party

This year’s general election is shaping up to be the most interesting for a long time with Party leaders coming under the spotlight. We have seen one co-leader already resign due to public pressure resulting in the Green Party falling below the 5% threshold. More >>

Pension Theft Accounts for Almost 1/2 of National's Surplus

Friday, 25 August 2017, 10:00 am | NZ Seniors Party

It should be pointed out this surplus includes $1.5B (500 Million/annum) of stolen Kiwi and immigrants overseas pension funds under the guise of Section 70 (S70). S70 is responsible for removing any overseas pensions to subsidise the NZ superannuation. More >>

Rental shortage blamed on overseas non-resident landlords

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 4:56 pm | NZ Seniors Party

I recently had a disturbing email from a NZSP member informing me that the Chinese owner of the adjacent property was celebrating his 50th property purchase in New Zealand despite him not living here. More >>

Time to hold Political Parties to their election promises

Monday, 21 August 2017, 7:27 pm | NZ Seniors Party

As Chairperson of NZSP I took a bit of time researching NZ First policy on Seniors and pensions. Their web page states the following objectives: New Zealand First will: • Maintain NZS entitlement at 65 years, as a universal, non-contributory, publicly ... More >>

Honourable or Dishonourable?

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 2:52 pm | NZ Seniors Party

Co Leader of the Green Party Metiria Turei’s comment that she would not stand down as an MP and she would not accept a cabinet post if Labour and the Greens form the next Government was an insult to the people of New Zealand. More >>

Fraud is a crime - no matter how you try to justify it

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 4:17 pm | NZ Seniors Party

Co Leader of the Green Party Metiria Turei’s admission to having committed fraud over a 5-year period has left the public of New Zealand wondering is there a law for politicians and a different law for the rest of us? Her admission to this crime, ... More >>

Democracy – Yeah Right

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 4:12 pm | NZ Seniors Party

When does a job become an occupation? The answer is when you are employed by the NZ Government. Under Section 70 Social Security Act 1964, Government occupational pensions are not subject to direct deduction whereas overseas jobs that have self-funded ... More >>

Three concerns for the coming election

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 5:36 pm | NZ Seniors Party

The New Zealand Seniors Party have many concerns going into this coming election, below we have outlined 3 of them to comment on. More >>

A Government which robs Peter...

Friday, 7 July 2017, 1:53 pm | NZ Seniors Party

"A Government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish playwright More >>

Pensioners - Oh what fools we were!

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 1:01 pm | NZ Seniors Party

When you look back at what we were promised and realise what we actually receive, what fools we were! The National Government under Rob Muldoon in 1975 promised us a free pension to get re-elected and told us it would increase to 80% of the average ... More >>

Housing should be the Governments No 1 Priority!

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 10:13 am | NZ Seniors Party

We listen to all our politicians telling us what they are going to do for us in this election year but in reality when voted in the majority do little or nothing. New Zealand is in a crisis, there are simply not enough houses being built to cater for ... More >>

National’s Pension Plans will NOT solve the problem!

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 12:22 pm | NZ Seniors Party

Prime Minister Bill English announced yesterday the National Party’s plans to raise the pension age to 67 over the next 20 years along with increasing the qualifying period to 20 years for immigrants. More >>

It’s time the NZ Media stood up to be counted

Sunday, 26 February 2017, 4:42 pm | NZ Seniors Party

NZ Media It’s time the NZ Media stood up to be counted. Government controlled ????? The NZSP is tired of having its media releases consistently ignored and blocked by the total NZ media. Why when every other party can have air time on radio and TV ... More >>

National Government challenged to debate pensions

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 5:18 pm | NZ Seniors Party

For years the New Zealand Government has blocked all efforts to have pensions debated in parliament and have spent, last year alone, 33 million dollars in the Crown Law Office on legal fees included in which was defending their direct deduction policy ... More >>

Class Action to Challenge MSD Has Been Proposed

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 1:32 pm | NZ Seniors Party

A class action has been proposed and is being worked on against the Ministry of Social Development, (MSD) in respect to the pension schemes run by them for the NZ Govt under Section 70. More >>

It’s Election Year

Friday, 20 January 2017, 11:43 am | NZ Seniors Party

I watched with interest the news this week and saw Paula Bennett our Deputy Prime Minister pressing the flesh with some tourists in Kaikoura. Then I saw Winston Peters dropping into Greymouth to talk to the families of the miners that were lost in the ... More >>



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