Village Voice

Will the eligibility age for New Zealand Super go up before the general election?

Will the eligibility age for New Zealand Super go up before the general election?

Monday, March 06, 2017
Prime minister Bill English caused a stir over the weekend when he hinted at raising the age of eligibility for New Zealand Super. Read more
Are manners still important in today's society?

Are manners still important in today's society?

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Are we also raising a generation of ill-mannered children and who is responsible for teaching a child how to behave appropriately? Read more
Vinyl records make a come back

Vinyl records make a come back

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The deaths of some music world giants was a key driver in vinyl sales, as people invested in records as a mementos Read more
Keeping Safe from Scams

Keeping Safe from Scams

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Scamming seniors is one of the most prevalent crimes worldwide. Scams come in all shapes and sizes so it's important to know what to look out for. The bottom line - If you are asked for personal information or money unexpectedly – do not provide it! Read more
Coping with a natural disaster

Coping with a natural disaster

Saturday, November 19, 2016
In the wake of the recent Kaikoura earthquake, we discuss the importance of having an emergency support network in place to help you get through. Read more
Palliative Care: New Zealand well behind Australia

Palliative Care: New Zealand well behind Australia

Thursday, September 08, 2016
New Zealand is behind Australia in regards to providing an adequate level of palliative care for all New Zealanders. Read more
Hearing Health Myths & Facts

Hearing Health Myths & Facts

Friday, August 05, 2016
Taking proper care of your ears can make a big difference to your hearing health. Bay Audiology uncovers some common myths and facts and provides some practical tips to ensure you're looking after your ears correctly. Read more
Dementia pioneer wins prestigious award

Dementia pioneer wins prestigious award

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Professor Henry Brodaty, has been awarded the 2016 Ryman Prize for his work in the field of dementia and Alzheimer's Read more
Dealing with Dementia?

Dealing with Dementia?

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
For anyone facing the onset of dementia, whether they are a sufferer or a carer, it can be a frightening and overwhelming time. Angela Caughey gives us an insight into dealing with dementia. Read more
Putting your affairs in order

Putting your affairs in order

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Most retirement villages will require a resident to set up an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA). We’ve been speaking to Amanda Morgan, a solicitor with Henderson Reeves Connell Rishworth, about what this involves. Read more