The government insisting SuperGold Cardholders have to buy smartcards to travel free on public transport at off-peak times is a move towards undermining the value of the card, New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Win
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New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters will receive a petition on the steps of Parliament about Super Gold Card.
Minister for Senior Citizens Maggie Barry must apologise to SuperGold Cardholders for forcing them to change over to a different travel card.
Thousands of SuperGold Card users will be shut out of free off-peak public transport in Auckland with the switch to the Auckland Transport Gold HOP card, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is concerned that foreign identity cards from overseas countries can be used to get an Auckland Transport Gold HOP card, says New Zealand First.
The government is scrapping free off-peak travel for SuperGold Cardholders in Auckland from July 1 and demanding cash for fares if Seniors don’t have a new smart card, says New Zealand First.
Auckland Transport is in panic mode trying to sign up 140,000 SuperGold Cardholders to a new smart card for public transport by July 1 – and they are failing, says New Zealand First.
The $40 million in Budget 2016 for the SuperGold Card amounts to only $10 million a year for off-peak travel.
Auckland Seniors are facing chaos as Auckland Transport wrestles to regain control of its disastrous plan to switch Seniors to a new travel card.
Auckland senior citizens have good reason not to trust the Prime Minister and the National Government who are working to destroy the SuperGold Card, according to New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is questioning why Auckland Transport is persisting with the move to abandon the use of the SuperGold Card on buses, trains and ferries.