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Rewriting The Retirement Rules
Most people who are 65 years or older feel much younger than their 'real' age, up to 10-20 years younger in fact. Baby boomers are re-rewriting the rules on retirement. Leaving the workforce doesn't mean life grinds to halt - it means pursuing hobbies, getting more hands-on with your family, the community or even ke... More...

Kapiti Coast Grey Power AGM
May 5, 2018
This is a reminder that the Kapiti Coast Grey Power Association's Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 9th May 2018 at 10.00am at the Senior Citizen's Hall, Ocean Road, Paraparaumu. All Welcome AGENDA Present Apologies Approval of... More...

Kapiti Coast Grey Power in Healthy Condition
April 19, 2018
Kapiti Coast Grey Power has been found to be in good heart after undergoing a comprehensive review. Grey Power commissioned the review because it wants to remain relevant and progressive in its outlook. Kapiti Coast Grey Power President Kevin Burrows says the review ... More...

Kapiti Coast tackles age-friendly issues
Within the next 20 years, more than 1.2 million New Zealanders will be aged 65+ with all the looming challenges and opportunities that presents. The rapidly ageing population is already a reality on the Kapiti Coast where a group, with the support of the council, ha... More...

Historic wave of people for Kapiti
With 26% of its residents aged 65+, Kapiti is dealing with issues other communities around the country will soon face. "I think it's very important the entire community gets its head around this historic wave of people. We've never seen anything like it before," says... More...

On the Lighter side

Rates Rebates for Retirement Villages
December 17, 2017
Kapiti Coast Grey Power has welcomed the Rates Rebates legislation for retirement villages passed by the new Labour-led ... More...

Grey Power Kapiti - SuperPeople available here
8 July, 2017
Kapiti Grey Power produce a super magazine appropriately titled SuperP... More...

Kapiti tunes in to Elder Abuse Help Line
Sir Pita Sharples is featured in a new video on the Elder Abuse Help Line.This year as many as one in ten older people i... More...

SEX AND GOLF AFTER DEATH......
A couple made a deal that whoever died first would come back and inform the other if there is sex after death. Their big... More...

When you can't afford a bus but have to get to Bingo
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Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth
5 June, 2017 Queens Birthday
Congratulations on a birthday that gives everyone a holiday...... More...

Retirement Panel Q&A
May 2017
The Retirement Panel Bernard Hickey, Liz Koh, and Ralph Stewart answer your questions.Bernard has been an economist a... More...

Government worried retirees won't have enough income
May 2017
Numerous surveys have asked soon-to-be retirees how they feel about re... More...

Kapiti Age on the Go Expo draws 600
May 2017
More than 600 residents turned up at a recent Waikanae event to find out what there is to do for older people living in ... More...

DHB Chief to attend Raumati - Paraparaumu Community Board
May 2017
The Chief Executive of Capital Coast DHB, Debbie Chin, will attend the... More...

Charles Fleming Retirement Village part of largest fitness class
April 2017
Australasia's biggest, and definitely the oldest, synchronised fitness... More...

Kapiti Coast Grey Power AGM
April 2017
Kapiti Coast Grey Power Association Annual General Meeting This is a reminder that the Kapiti Coast Grey Power A... More...

Kapiti Boomers Aging Well
March 2017
Kapiti Baby boomers who'd like a break from being blamed for all that is wrong with the world can come along to a free e... More...

Securing your Retirement seminar series a hit in Kapiti
March 2017
Over a 100 people attended a recent retirement seminar in Kapiti led b... More...

Hearing Week highlights issues
March 2017
Being hard of hearing is now accepted as a disability in New Zealand.Hearing Week is off to a great start with The Natio... More...

Kapiti's Securely Independence Monitor offers more choice to elderly
December 2016
Kapiti's New Zealand owned security and specialist monitoring company ... More...

Lower interest rates make KiwiSaver more attractive for over 65s
April 2016
More New Zealanders are intending to leave money in their KiwiSaver af... More...

Kapiti Senior Drivers Forum
April 2016
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Women less confident about their retirement
Women are feeling less confident about reaching their retirement savings goals – and with good reason, according to ANZ'... More...

Kapiti Grey Power President's Report
November 2014
Your committee is working really hard to achieve the expectations of its members. We certainly can achieve some of these... More...

Were Grandma and Grandpa really not green back then
October 2014
Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older wo... More...

Age on the go
October 2014
On Saturday 11 October the Kapiti Coast Older Persons' Council are once again holding their Kapiti "Age on the Go" expo ... More...

This is a good one
September 2014
Sitting on the highway waiting to catch speeders, a state police officer saw a car puttering along at 22 M.P.H. He think... More...

Rates Remission criteria
May 2014
A message from Councillor Jackie Elliott"At this stage in the KCDC Annual Plan Process, in which we set the rates for th... More...

Disappointment at No Tax Relief for KiwiSavers in Budget 2014
May 2014
The Financial Services Council is disappointed that after the 2014 Bud... More...

Fair tax for KiwiSaver funds a key election issue
April 2014
In this election year the parties need to say how they will reduce the... More...

New $100M Charles Fleming Retirement Village opens in Waikanae
November 2013
Otaki MP Nathan Guy has officially opened the Charles Fleming Retireme... More...

KiwiSavers consigned to Conservative Default Funds have to Save Harder and Pay more Tax
November 2013
The Government's decision to retain the conservative default funds app... More...

Launching Grey Power Electricity
50,000 New Zealanders set to benefit from lower power prices At last a win for the elderly in the highly competitive... More...

Time to Get Real: We’re Getting Older, Living Longer and our Super Costs are Spiralling
Politicians need to act now to agree policies that provide liveable in... More...

Equal pay for aged care workers case will impact in Kapiti
July 2013
The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is pleased to support the c... More...

Luxury rest home rooms for whose mates?
May 2013
A proposal that could see the government subsidising luxury retirement homes is just another example of National looking... More...

Peg Griffin - 109th birthday on the 26th May 2013
Peg, now a resident at Kapiti Rest Home, was brought up on the farm, ... More...

The Retirement Income Policy Review - Kapiti, why it matters for young and old
April 2013
We have the chance right now to make a real difference to the quality ... More...

Super - research shows it is not enough to live on
March 2013
New research shows only 9 per cent of New Zealanders believe NZ supera... More...

More Kiwis staying at home this summer and spending less on Christmas gifts
December 2012
A snap poll undertaken by 50+ lifestyle website and social club GrownU... More...

FSC welcomes new retirement expenditure survey
The Workplace Savings/Westpac/NZ Retirement Expenditure Guidelines Sur... More...

The Biggest Risk for Retired Investors
14 March
Retired investors typically look for security in their investments ahead of return. Superannuation payments barely cover... More...

Grey Power VP Appointed to National Team
Kapiti Coast Grey Power Vice-President Roger Booth, who is a District-wide candidate in the Kapiti Council election, has... More...

Grey Power VP Appointed to National Team
Kapiti Coast Grey Power Vice-President Roger Booth, who is a District-wide candidate in the Kapiti Council election, has... More...

Attention all you Silverfox types
4 September
GrownUps® are calling for nominations for the next Silverfox! Charming, handsome, confident men in the 50 plus age brack... More...

Grey Power committed to sorting out Home Care Assessment
26 August
Kapiti Coast Grey Power want to ensure that the effort retiring MP Hon... More...

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