New Zealand First has again warned against the concerted campaign to soften up the public to fundamental changes to the New Zealand Superannuation (NZS) scheme.
The Government’s ‘flexi-puppet’ Peter Dunne has been making noises this week about making changes to the superannuation system.
New Zealand First has pledged to fight the unfair and unworkable “flexible” superannuation proposal every step of the way to prevent the Government and its flexi-puppet Peter Dunne changing the superannuation system.
New Zealand has great assets. We have a wonderful climate, extensive natural resources, and talented and enterprising people. One of our most unappreciated resources is our senior citizens.
Speech: Hamilton Grey Power public meeting
Venue: Celebrating Age Centre, Victoria St South, Hamilton
Monday 22 July, 10.30am
Creating The New Enemy – Senior Citizens!”
Rt Hon Winston Peters has suggested that Treasury boss Gabriel Makhlouf should try to exist solely on New Zealand superannuation before he starts suggesting
means testing and reducing Kiwis' state pension.
This Bill proposes a pro rata entitlement (PRE) to New Zealand Superannuation (NZS) based on residence and presence in New Zealand between the ages of 20 and 65 years; a period of 45 years, or 540 months.
Within the age period between 20 and 65 years, the Bill disregards up to 2 months’ overseas travel per calendar year. The Bill also exempts an aggregate period of 5 years’ absence for those whose rite of passage may cover their overseas experience, education and training (often bringing back exceptional skills), and, of course, the well-earned extended world cruise.
Speech: Grey Power Waitomo Public Meeting
Venue: Te Kuiti Bowling Club Pavilion
Monday 24 June 2013, 2pm
“Race Relations - Cover Up or Compromise”
I take a call on behalf of New Zealand First, and we also congratulate the new Minister of Revenue, the Hon Todd McClay, the former chairman of the Finance and Expenditure Committee, who is now taking up where the Hon Peter Dunne left off.