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Grey Power magazine online: it may be just what you need

Members can now opt to receive their quarterly members magazine digitally. This enables you to read the magazine in a digital format online, as well as accessing individual articles and columns from current and previous magazine issues. Members who opt to receive their copies digitally will receive an email with...

Why can’t SuperGold card be used as primary identification?

This question has probably crossed many of your minds before. There are a few reasons why the SuperGold card is not a form of primary identification. The intended purpose of the SuperGold card is to serve as an entitlement card for people aged over 65 to access concessions and discounts...

Navigating the constant stream of scams

The latest data released by Cert NZ shows financial loss due to cybercrime was up 66% in the first quarter of 2023. So, with the ever-growing risk posed by digital threats including phishing emails, fake websites and scam texts, how can you stay safe online in 2023? At Geeks on Wheels,...

Shaping your legacy

Some things you need to think about when writing your will. A will is a very meaningful document and it should be prepared with great thought and care. As well as capturing what you want to do with all the things you own, your will can also capture your hopes...

Spring menu…

Welcome to our last ‘seasonal menu’ of 2023. Whilst we have been hit with some pretty horrendous increases in food, packaging and plant costs this year we have managed to keep our own prices relatively low for you all. We have had to increase our prices slightly in the upcoming menu,...

Dreams are different when you sleep on the floor

Daryn* is 10 and sleeps on a damp piece of foam under threadbare blankets in an often freezing sleepout behind his parents’ home with his two younger brothers aged six and five. He knows that his mum and dad are desperately struggling with money this year, which is why the...

Advice on travelling overseas and your New Zealand Superannuation

With the international border reopened and the global environment settling into a new normal, you may be thinking about spending some time overseas. If you are planning an overseas trip, you may be able to continue receiving your New Zealand Superannuation (NZS) or Veteran’s Pension (VP) but there are...

If you recognised any of these symptoms in your friend or loved one, they may be experiencing hearing loss

Your family and friends often notice before you do that you are missing sounds, misunderstanding conversations or not engaging in social activities as much as you used to. Here are some tips to help you address the situation with them: Find a private, comfortable space. Try to be patient and...

The summer discussion

At EAT we produce fresh, delicious, wholesome meals. Our meals are purchased for daily sustenance or as gifts for family and friends. They are bought by a wide range of customers: people that can’t cook; people that can cook but won’t cook; people who forget to cook; older customers; younger...

Give the gift of Counselling

Grief Support Services are reaching out to the local community to ask for support in giving the gift of counselling this Christmas during their annual donation appeal. “Our aim is to increase the number of counselling sessions offered and to reduce our wait times,” says Funding Manager, Jen Murray. “This...
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