Office for Seniors
Te Tari Kaumātua
The office provides the Minister with information on issues relating to older people. Their team works with local, regional and central government, and community organisations to:
- promote the wellbeing of older people, and
- create awareness of the opportunities and challenges of New Zealand's ageing population.
They have close links with community organisations representing the interests of older people, like:
- Grey Power
- Age Concern NZ.
They are part of the Ministry of Social Development.