2021 Older Persons’ Forum two-part online event
1 - 2 September 10am – 11.30am
The Older Persons’ Forum successfully turned into two well-attended and well-regarded webinars. Thanks to everyone who participated and to all our presenters.
This webinar includes a keynote presentation by Professor Paul Spoonley on ‘The New New Zealand – Facing Demographic Disruption’. The webinar also includes a presentation on recent Reviews of Retirement Income Policies, looking at their Terms of Reference, and a selection of the recommendations made. The final presentation is a recent piece of work undertaken by the Retirement Commission on the income and expenditure of retirees, using a qualitative approach, and discussing case studies. Slides for each presentation are available. After the presentations, participants had a chance to korero in break out rooms, and this document provides a summary of those discussions.
This webinar focused on housing and featured three keynote speakers who each shared some alternative models for housing for older New Zealanders. Listen to Colleen Tuuta talk about the Wisdom Village,
Greer O’Donnell from the Urban Advisory discuss co-owned housing models, and Jason More from the Selwyn Foundation share the story of Haumaru Housing. Slides for each presentation are available. After the presentations, participants had a chance to korero in break out rooms, and this document provides a summary of those discussions.