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What have future generations ever done for me?

24 March 2017

His stake is in the ground. Prime Minister Bill English is progressively raising superannuation age of eligibility from 65 to 67. The change will be complete by 2040, but won’t start until 1st July 2037, twenty whole years away. No one born before 30th June 1972 will be affected. More>

Brian Fallow probes National, Labour & NZ First's stances on superannuation

20 March 2017 Brian Fallow probes National, Labour & NZ First's stances on superannuation and argues they are too relaxed about the snowballing costs. More>

Economy expected to grow strongly in 2017 as confidence overcomes quakes

1 March 2017

Stuff: The Institute of Economic Research's (NZIER) quarterly survey of business opinion (QSBO) for December found a net 26 per cent of businesses expect conditions to improve over the coming year. More>

Lawyers balk at government's AML plans

15 February 2017

Lawyers continue to balk at the Government's plans to drag them into compliance with anti-money laundering laws, writes Gareth Vaughan of More>

PM wants NZ to be super-fund 'hub'

15 February 2010

Prime Minister John Key wants New Zealand to become an international financial hub specialising in the administration of overseas pension funds.

More changes for KiwiSaver, says English

7 August 2009

At an Association of Superannuation Funds of New Zealand forum in Wellington, English reiterated that the Government did not intend making drastic changes to the Labour-initiated KiwiSaver scheme.

Seniors protest against rules on foreign pensions

24 July 2008

Septuagenarian protesters greeted Social Development Minister Ruth Dyson at an Auckland Grey Power meeting yesterday with placards demanding their rights to foreign pensions.