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Low Use Electricity Pricing Plans

Sunday, 19 September 2021, 5:50 am | Grey Power New Zealand

The Grey Power NZ Federation has come out strongly against a government decision to phase out low use electricity pricing plans because, apart from the promise of some industry provided support, no other alternatives to assist those experiencing ... More >>

Power Outages

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 11:04 am | Grey Power New Zealand

The Grey Power NZ Federation, representing senior citizens, has reacted with anger to the power outages which left thousands of homes across the North Island without electricity for several hours on Monday night, one of the coldest of the year. Federation ... More >>

Budget 2021 – A C+ For Many Older People?

Monday, 24 May 2021, 8:52 am | Grey Power New Zealand

The Grey Power Federation has welcomed the inclusion of an aged care commissioner in the Government's budget release last week and it supports a better service for people who receive Home and Community Support Services (HCSS). Federation president ... More >>

Will The Healthcare Reforms Be Accessible For All Older New Zealanders?

Friday, 23 April 2021, 12:13 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power commends the Minister of Health on what appears to be the most progressive and well-structured health system review for many years. The initial document presented by the Minister on Wednesday 21 April 2020 embraces many issues that Grey Power has ... More >>

Support For The Petition Of Andrew Bayly On The Withdrawal Of Bank Services

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 2:44 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power is happy to support the petition of Andrew Bayly, the shadow Treasurer, to the Finance and Expenditure Committee on the withdrawal of banking services, Pete Matcham, Grey Power Federation Vice-president said. Grey Power is increasingly concerned ... More >>

Grey Power Encourages Seniors To Have The Covid-19 Vaccine

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 10:14 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power is pleased to note that the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine has arrived in the country and inoculations have already started with our most vulnerable workers. We look forward to this becoming available to our members, in fact, to all older people. ... More >>

Grey Power Is Disappointed To Learn Of More Bank Closures

Friday, 20 November 2020, 11:43 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Many older people are being left without essential services because of cost cutting and the march of modern technology. It is now expected that most banking transactions can occur via the internet or telephone. Jan Pentecost, President of the Grey Power ... More >>

Grey Power Congratulates Minister Of Seniors

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 9:53 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Jan Pentecost, recently elected as President of the Grey Power Federation, congratulated the newly appointed Minister for Seniors, Dr Ayesha Verrall on behalf of the Federation. “We worked well with the last Minister for Seniors, Tracy Martin and look forward ... More >>

Would An Aged Care Commissioner Have Made The Difference

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 9:10 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power’s stance is that the global Covid-19 pandemic, as it has impinged on New Zealand, has highlighted existing problems within the Aged Care Sector and we suggest that if the promise by the Labour Party to fund an Aged Care Commissioner ... More >>

Death of Jeanette Fitzsimons

Friday, 6 March 2020, 2:25 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

The Board and members of Grey Power N.Z. Fed. Inc. Society note with regret the passing of Jeanette Fitzsimons. We would like to convey our deepest Sympathies to her Family and Friends at this sad time. Grey Power has had a long and always friendly ... More >>

Christchurch Mosque Attacks

Monday, 18 March 2019, 2:17 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

On behalf of all Grey Power Members and Associations I would like to extend our condolences and deepest sympathy’s to the victims and their families of the horrendous attacks that occurred in Christchurch this week. As New Zealanders we stand shoulder ... More >>

Aged Care Commissioner Needed Now

Friday, 15 March 2019, 1:57 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

The unacceptable standard of care currently existing in the Aged Care Sector as described at the Etu meeting in Wellington Thursday 14/3/19 highlights the urgent need for the Government to fulfill its pre Election promise to establish an Aged Care Commissioner ... More >>

Aged Care Commissioner

Monday, 25 February 2019, 12:16 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power has welcomed the support of media commentator Mark Sainsbury for Grey Power’s long running campaign to have an Aged Care Commissioner appointed. More >>

Grey Power Press Release- Aged Care Commissioner

Friday, 22 February 2019, 10:24 am | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power has welcomed the support of media commentator Mark Sainsbury for Grey Power’s long running campaign to have an Aged Care Commissioner appointed. More >>

Promised Aged Care Commissioner Now Urgent; Grey Power

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 2:29 pm | Grey Power New Zealand

Grey Power Federation President Mac Welch has called on the Government to urgently honour a pre-election promise and appoint an Aged Care Commissioner. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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