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Revealed: The Sex Lives of NZ GrownUps

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 8:32 am |

Sorry, Christian Grey – GrownUps just weren’t that into you, with only 24.4% of the 762 respondents admitting to having read 50 Shades of Grey in our recent GrownUps sex survey. More >>

Survey reveals hot bedroom antics for the over-fifties

Tuesday, 18 September 2012, 12:34 pm |

Clearly sex isn’t dead for the over-fifties, but they could be putting their sexual health at risk by having unsafe sex, reveals a survey commissioned by leading 50+ community website, More >>

Being debt free by retirement no longer silver bullet

Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 5:16 pm |

Kiwi retirees face the need to be extra cautious throughout their retirement - even if they manage to be debt-free by the time they turn 65. That’s the grim reality faced by New Zealanders in the years ahead according to a new survey commissioned ... More >>

Lifting The Lid On Kiwis’ Finances: Preparing For The Future

Wednesday, 30 May 2012, 3:11 pm |

Media alert 30.5.2012 Lifting The Lid On Kiwis’ Finances – Preparing For The Future Survey on New Zealanders’ financial health : is undertaking an online survey to reveal the financial health and retirement savings ... More >>

GrownUps embrace online dating

Monday, 13 February 2012, 11:55 am |

Trouble finding love this Valentine’s Day? Online dating is the way of the future, according to a survey commissioned by leading 50+ community website GrownUps, with results showing 38 per cent of people have been successful in finding love online. More >>

Baby Boomers catching up on technology skills

Monday, 26 September 2011, 2:45 pm |

Baby Boomers are increasingly technologically savvy, according to a survey commissioned by leading 50+ community website, GrownUps. More than a thousand Kiwi baby boomers revealed their technological habits in GrownUps annual online survey with results ... More >>

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Monday, 26 September 2011, 11:19 am |

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GrownUps® puts Reverse Mortgages to the vote

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 9:47 am |

The GrownUps® community has its say about reverse mortages and whether it’s a solution for seniors or just the reverse. More >>

Baby Boomers’ Christmas Secrets Revealed

Monday, 23 November 2009, 10:30 am |

There is a good chance that one of the presents you receive this Christmas will have been re-gifted to you, if a survey of more than 1,100 baby boomers is anything to go by. More >>


Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 5:24 pm |

Nearly one thousand New Zealanders aged 50 and above have taken part in this year’s annual online survey, highlighting some interesting trends in people aged 50 to 90, says GrownUps co-founder Richard Poole. This year the survey has revealed ... More >>

Internet a breeze for over 50s surfers – survey

Friday, 28 August 2009, 1:16 pm |

A survey of 971 New Zealanders aged 50 plus has revealed high levels of confidence in shopping online, and high usage of popular social networking sites Facebook and YouTube. co-founder Richard Poole says the website’s annual survey ... More >>

SuperGold card benefits worth a dollar a day

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 1:01 pm |

SuperGold card users save about a dollar a day on average, according to a recent online poll carried out by the 50-plus website More >>

Website strikes gold with 50-plus age group

Thursday, 16 April 2009, 11:46 am |

A partnership with radio station Solid Gold FM has seen, a social networking and lifestyle website for the 50-plus age group, report a 19 percent increase in unique browsers for the month of March. More >>

Leading Over-50s Website Takes Big Prize At Awards

Tuesday, 20 May 2008, 10:37 am |

Leading online lifestyle magazine now has a prize to reflect its booming readership figures, having claimed the People’s Choice award for Best Lifestyle Site in New Zealand at the 2008 NetGuide Awards. More >>

GROWNUPS Over-50s Website Says Thanks

Monday, 31 March 2008, 1:23 pm |

The enthusiastic response of 50-plus New Zealanders to the online lifestyle magazine has its founders celebrating – but instead of taking a splashy holiday to congratulate themselves, they’re offering the reward to their members, ... More >>

Unique 50-Plus Website Experiencing Visitor Boom

Tuesday, 18 September 2007, 2:05 pm |

New Zealand’s only website catering specifically to the 50-plus age group is going from strength to strength as more of the country’s 1.12 million over-50s discover it. Visits to have increased by more than 50 percent in the past ... More >>

Surfers at 60: GrownUps on the Web

Tuesday, 28 November 2006, 8:45 am |

Move over generations x, y and millenniums. You have a new challenger on the web. Instead of 17 or 27, they’ll be 60 – and instead of looking at YouTube or MySpace, they’ll make their homepage More >>

New Site Specifically For Grownups

Friday, 25 August 2006, 10:59 am |

The days when the older generation threw their hands up in horror when the grandchildren talked about “surfing the Net” and “going on-line” have long since passed by for many older kiwis. More >>