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Reports of elderly Chinese parents being abandoned by their families in New Zealand is again proof changes must be made to the family reunification scheme, says New Zealand First.
Don’t take the SuperGold Card and NZ Super for granted, New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters warned Grey Power members at their AGM in Christchurch this evening.
DON’T TAKE SUPERGOLD CARD OR NZ SUPERANNUATION FOR GRANTED
Speech by New Zealand First Leader and MP for Northland
Rt Hon Winston Peters
Kerikeri Grey Power,
Kingston House, Hone Heke Road,
2.30pm, 14th April 2016
Eighty thousand migrants over 50 years of age have settled in New Zealand in the past 15 years, with full rights to use the public health system.
Any Kiwis missing out on NZ Super because of injustices in entitlement will get no relief from the National government, says New Zealand First.
Finance Minister Bill English claims NZ Superannuitants are better off under National, despite revelations NZ Super falls well below supporting a no-frills lifestyle.
With New Zealand’s population ageing as revealed in recent population statistics, it’s time to review residence eligibility to NZ Super without altering age eligibility and universality, and without means testing, says New Zealand First.
The government has ignored their appointee, Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell, who voiced serious concerns on immigrants’ getting full New Zealand Superannuation, says New Zealand First.