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What’s in the news around NZ?

In this post we cover recent articles of interest published by a variety of news organisations around NZ including  NZ Herald, Otago Daily Times, Radio NZ, Stuff.co.nz,,  Voxy, Beehive.govt.nz, Newshub. to name but a few.

To access the article simply click on the link provided and you will be able to read the article in full.

Outdated views on age will bite as the workforce gets older

Life after retirement deeply humbling

UN targets depression stigma

Elderly Australian woman wet herself after KFC staff refused to let her use bathroom

Update: Summerset annual earnings rise 50% as expansion accelerates

‘Outstanding’ Christchurch industrial property

Elderly missing woman found

Grandson who posted touching dance with nan post final video

Life expectancy could soon exceed 90 years, study suggests

Man, 28, falls in love with the voice of 82-year-old woman who rang him by mistake

Migrant employers face ban on hiring for breaking law

Time to plan for future health, happiness of baby boomer generation

Report predicts over-65 population will soar in Matamata-Piako

Elderly US woman stuck in chair since July

Reprieve for elderly women fighting eviction

Gore woman giving back to the community

David Cassidy fighting dementia, wants to ‘enjoy life’

More time walking means less time in hospital – study

Man arrested over scam targeting elderly people across New Zealand

It’s time to acknowledge the damage boxing does to brains

Council should hold on to Horowhenua pensioner housing, says Annette King

Canterbury DHB missed out on millions post-quake, researchers estimate

Respite carer calls for better pay and proper training

Five common myths about the ageing brain and body

Police to work with family of 88-year-old woman who went missing in Whangarei

Free dance classes for seniors in Auckland

Serious concerns for missing elderly Wellington woman

Staff member ripped off elderly clients

Waimate District Council’s new chief executive started his career with tools in his hands

Elderly woman busted accidentally trying to take enormous sword onto plane

Smoke from Christchurch Port Hills fire sends two to hospital

Pressures on GPs growing, says retiring Stratford doctor

Smoke inhalation health warning for Christchurch residents

Could selling pensioner flats open up Marlborough’s rental market?

Retired Northland surgeon Bob Mulligan turns 100

Supermarket’s acts of kindness to elderly commended

YMCA students present Valentine cookies to aged care residents to celebrate centenary

Auschwitz survivor and Scottish soldier who saved her celebrate 71st Valentine’s Day together

Free tai chi classes give taster of ancient art

Auckland couple who met 80 years ago celebrate Valentines at retirement village

Married 82 years and still going strong

Marlborough couple chose Valentine’s Day wedding by chance

The longevity secrets of our centenarians

North Shore store owner gets wound up over mitts for dementia patients

Big-spending Baby Boomers still care about the kids’ inheritance

Council role in rest-home questioned

Grey Power hosts Labour and Greens meeting in Levin about elder care

Legally blind, elderly tenant with nowhere to go is latest victim of rising rents

The wonder years: A relationship told in love letters from the 1940s

Missing elderly Nelson man found safe and well

Elderly couple frustrated by council agency’s response to their $1100 water bill

The new retirement: work until you drop

Pension crisis forces Puerto Rico retirees to rethink future

Council may give $250,000

Rugby leads the list of sports injuries claimed through ACC

Knitting to help delirium patients

Great-grandmother cycles 10,000 miles — and she’s not stopping

People still suffering from gastro outbreak

Annette King: Labour, Greens, Grey Power launch inquiry into aged care

Ride to Remember for Alzheimer’s no bluff

‘Prison-like’ retirement village plans challenged in court

Police search for missing 89-year-old man

Kevin Page: Granddad’s guiding words

80-year-old real estate agent still kicking it

Elderly lose thousands to power company scam

Elderly fugitive charms his way into widow’s home – and stays for six weeks

Positive response for public transport trial proposed for Thames

Local support for cannabis reform

Oldest fiancee ever: 106-year-old woman engaged to man 40 years her junior

Levin residents urged to boil water

Retirement giant names new HR head

Reserve Bank Governor to step down in September

At this school in India, grannies are learning to read for the first time

NZ Seniors Party to take Government for docking overseas pensions

Retirement time to go back to the beginning

Tamatea residents intimidated by youths

Elderly woman drowns after being swept out to sea north of Karamea on West Coast

Phone scammers target the elderly


About Eve Willams

Eve Willams
Eve Williams is the Sales, Production and Social Media Administrator for Eldernet. She has been working for Eldernet for a number of years on a casual basis but is very excited to grow in her new full time role within the company. A recent graduate of Canterbury University with a degree in Psychology and History, her interests span far and wide.

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