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NZ Super Fund performance report for March 2017

21 April 2017

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has released its performance and portfolio report for March 2017. More>  

David Simmers: Less super for the rich?

19 April 2017

Stuff.co.nz: OPINION: The current debate about superannuation seems to focus solely on the age of eligibility. This is disappointing; the equally important question of how to limit the amount paid to those who do not need state assistance is largely ignored. More>  

Matt Whineray: Active versus passive investment

17 April 2017

Stuff.co.nz: One of the topics brought up in recent debates about the New Zealand Superannuation Fund is the difference between active and passive investment. More>  

Economist Bill Rosenberg runs the ruler over NZ Super cost predictions

5 April 2017

 Interest.co.nz: Economist Bill Rosenberg runs the ruler over NZ Super cost predictions, and argues it's not as scary as we've been told; Calls for a proper debate on population policy. More>

Adrian Orr: NZ Super - Debunking common myths

5 April 2017

NZ Herald: "Recent public comments illustrate that many people don't understand what the New Zealand Super Fund is and what it does, and the role of The Treasury."  More>

Forum: Retirement Policy in an Age of Uncertainty

31 March 2017

There is much concern here and abroad about what the future holds for retirement policy. Brexit and the Trump election have profound implications for what is happening in the Ireland, England and the US. Australia has its own set of uncertainties and is in the midst of farreaching reform. More>

OPINION: Time to wind up the NZ Super Fund

29 March 2017

NBR: Chief executive Adrian Orr – supposedly a neutral public servant – has been openly making the case for more money to be put into the fund. PAID CONTENT. More>

Retirees now face 30 years on meagre income

27 March 2017

Northern Advocate: While it is possible to live from week to week on a low income for a few years, increased life expectancy means that retirees now face spending perhaps 30 years or so on a meagre income. More>

Super storm

22 March 2017

Otago Daily Times magazine: Squabbling about the retirement age is bailing out the dinghy as a tornado approaches. Bruce Munro looks at the perfect storm brewing on the horizon and asks whether we even know in which direction to row. More>

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

20 March 2017

Interest.co.nz: Brian Fallow probes National, Labour & NZ First's stances on superannuation and argues they are too relaxed about the snowballing costs. More>