web analytics

The New Zealand age of aging in charts

Written By: - Date published: 12:17 pm, August 28th, 2011 - 21 comments
Categories: Economy, superannuation, tax - Tags:

Statistics NZ succinctly states the scale of the problem in NZ with the aging of the population

By 2051, there will be over 1.14 million people aged 65 years and over in New Zealand. This represents an increase of 715,000 or 166 percent over the base (1996) population. They are expected to make up 25.5 percent (or 1 in every 4) of all New Zealanders (4.49 million). At present there are about half as many elderly New Zealanders as children. By 2051, there are projected to be at least 60 percent more elderly than children. Given the prospects of sub-replacement fertility, increasing life expectancy and the passage of baby boomers into retirement ages, it is projected that half of all New Zealanders will be older than 46 years by 2051, compared with the current median age of 34 years.

More dramatically this can be seen in the age structures of NZ over time.

A proportion of this is due to the increasing lifespan in NZ.

An even higher proportion is due to the drop in birth rates and the steadily increasing age at which mothers have children.


When you separate out the ethnic component*, you’d have to look at Maori (~14%) and Pacifica (~5%) fertility rates as markedly helping maintain the age balance of our society. Because of the structure of the current superannuation system, these are the people who will increasingly be paying for it (since National has given up paying into the Cullen fund for the foreseeable future).

Age-sex pyramid of Maori population – 2006 census

* Only a fool or someone as deluded for ideological reasons as Don Brash would not look at significant differences between populations when it comes to making policy.

21 comments on “The New Zealand age of aging in charts ”

  1. Lanthanide 1

    “Only a fool or someone as deluded for ideological reasons as Don Brash”

    “or” isn’t really the appropriate conjunction there.

  2. Afewknowthetruth 2

    A nice set of delusions put out by Statistics NZ to keep the uninformed masses believing present arrangements have a future, and that past trends can be projected into the future.

    By 2051 extraction of the oil that has been keeping the balk of the population alive will have fallen to zero (or thereabouts), and NZ will no longer exist in its present form.

    If the Earth hasn’t been rendered largely unihabitable by 2051, it will be well on the way to that point via abrupt climate change, species extermination and a acidification of the oceans etc. The sea level could have risen by anything up to 7 metres by 2051, depending on how quickly positive feedbacks reinforce one another.

    Indeed, there is no evidence whatsoever that present living arrangements will persist much beyond 2015. We are at a point of major discontinuity in terms of energy, the environment and the economic systems, all of which are unprecendetd in human history. That fundamental truth is clearly unmentionable in official circles, of course.

  3. Tiger Mountain 3

    Thanks for cheering us up on a nice sunny Sunday arvo Afew…

    Much of the world may well resemble apocalyptic movies in the near future-“The Road”, “Soylent Green”, “BladeRunner” etc. but there is still room for optimism that last minute corrections in human behaviour will occur.

    • vto 3.1

      There are many hundreds of smalltime corrections going on in individual people and communities mr mountain. They are just a very small minority of a minority.

      And anyway, those stats are a classic case of glass half full or glass half empty stuff.

      What’s the problem? So the population is older. Provided everyone is happy and healthy then I don’t see that there has to be a problem.

      • lprent 3.1.1

        Who is going to pay for the increased superannuation and health services?

        The current superannuation system requires that current working tax payers pay for current elderly. If the number of elderly goes up as a percentage of the population and the number of working tax payers goes down – that means that taxes must go up or that the level of services and entitlements goes down.

        Of course the rational alternative would be to pay more taxes now to ensure that the burden is less on the those taxpayers of the future. But the greedy will of current tax payers was expressed in the election of stupid and short-sighted NAct government – who immediately stopped saving for that alternative.

        • Draco T Bastard 3.1.1.1

          Of course the rational alternative would be to pay more taxes now to ensure that the burden is less on the those taxpayers of the future.

          Doesn’t work. Saving money won’t magically make any more actual resources available. The only choice we will have is a better, more equal distribution of the resources that we have.

          • KJT 3.1.1.1.1

            The only thing that will work is investing now in our youth and in making NZ a more self sufficient and sustainable economy.

            Saving is pointless if the capacity is not going to be there.

            QE or rampant inflation from too many baby boomer dollars chasing too little production is the inevitable result of current short sighted policies. That’s if the savings do not disappear as the US dollar goes down the toilet.

        • Bill 3.1.1.2

          “Who is going to pay for the increased superannuation and health services?”

          Aren’t you forgetting that there are far fewer ‘pre-work’ people in the population and that there is roughly twice the number of people in work as previously? (women).

          So fewer youngsters to be financially provided for. Far fewer women to be financially provided for, who are to boot, now income earners (a double whammy).

          And that society somehow, mysteriously was able to provide the necessary financial support to all those retiring (with all their elevated chilhood illness) with ‘half’ the income generating capacity (bugger all women in the workforce) when they were of a pre-work age?

          The ‘we need to raise the superannuation age’ argument is a vaccuous attempt at redistribution of wealth; theft.

      • Tiger Mountain 3.1.2

        That’s correct VTO, a lot of individuals are doing their bit, consuming less and thinking about their actions etc. where I live there has been an encouraging regional uptake of recycling, transition towns type planning, an environment centre that employs people in real jobs, marine reserves and so forth.

        I should have added “major” to ‘corrections’ as that takes in the corporates and governments. While we have a nasty enduring nuclear waste backlog the doomsday clock of actually deploying nuclear weapons was eventually wound back significantly by peoples organisation which is why I am optimistic that peak oil and planet warming can be worked around, but it will be a very different world as Afew says.

        Lprent may not like it (and that is a speculative statement) but part of saving the planet will involve eradicating the parasite system of capitalism. The capitalist class have had most of the 20th century and all of this one to prove that trickle down works and have failed miserably. The unsuccessful socialist countries of the 20th century are no longer an excuse to prop up capitalism (TINA). The authoritarian governments of most concern at present are the western ones such as the UK where elites cling to power with surveillance tactics and force amongst alienated sectors of the population. Any imagined new socialist project could only succeed with wide participation and support in the modern information age.

        Pensions, and the definition of work itself in different populations would be mere details with the bludger class dispatched. Labour has often presented as the politics of the possible, but things are changing quickly now, a triple dip recession anyone?

        • Draco T Bastard 3.1.2.1

          The capitalist class have had most of the 20th century and all of this one to prove that trickle down works and have failed miserably.

          Actually, they’ve had the better part of 7000 years. Every time we’ve gone into a hierarchical type society it’s ended up with massive poverty and exploitation by the few and then finally collapsing.

        • Bored 3.1.2.2

          If you want to see the eradication of capitalism you will also need to eradicate the individuals will and ego, that which drives them toward betterment and individual advantage. That is what props up the whole concept, why so many tolerate it.

          Human nature contains both the will toward the collective and toward the individual: what we have allowed in capitalism a mechanism that allows the balance to be skewed too far towards the individual. That is what Key taps into with “aspiration”, the idea that you the individual are above the collective, why should you pay your fair share to the collective when you are better than them?

          • Bill 3.1.2.2.1

            “If you want to see the eradication of capitalism you will also need to eradicate the individuals will and ego, that which drives them toward betterment and individual advantage.”

            Nothing wrong with betterment. Why not develop talents or learn etc?

            Individual advantage is currently subject to narrowly defined reward/punishment charactersistics of the market (ie be good at ripping off everyone around you and get economic rewards)

            So, no need to ‘eradicate the individuals will and ego’, just introduce a different context for it to play out in; one that doesn’t reward greed and avarice – one that rewards solidarity, autonomy, equity etc.

            A democratic economy as opposed to our current dictatorial market economy would be such a context. And it can be done right now (is being done right now) by small but increasing numbers of people and enterprises.

            You might find the essay linked below interesting and hopeful if you have the time to read it.

            http://www.zcommunications.org/paths-toward-an-anti-capitalist-liberation-by-chris-spannos

          • Colonial Viper 3.1.2.2.2

            If you want to see the eradication of capitalism you will also need to eradicate the individuals will and ego, that which drives them toward betterment and individual advantage

            Youtube

            No I don’t think so.

            Around 29 minutes in Orlov explains that in a clasic gift economy, social status and individual prestige is based around your generosity and how fair and magnanimous you are in your relationships with others.

            Will, ego and face is still there: but the structure it is embedded into is intrinsically different to a “market economy”.

            EDIT – i SEE bILL has picked up on a similar theme

    • neoleftie 3.2

      TG – i just dont see any change coming at all until too late.
      When i was at vasity not so long ago finishing post grad stuff i did a study of all the students on what motivates students at vasity etc and after…result were basically money to buy stuff and be mega wealthy, a very small percentage had ideals outside this normative bahaviour patterns.
      We called it the ‘auckland syndrome’.
      The true left, at this point, are lacking in recruits esp while apathy reigns or materalism and consumerism run rampant and snuffs any other social desires or aspirations.

  4. Afewknowthetruth 4

    Most people seem to have difficulty understanding the concept of overshoot.

    ‘In 1944 the US Coast Guard released 29 reindeer on St Matthew Island, west of Alaska, to provide an emergency food source. They abandoned the island, leaving the reindeer to do what reindeer do. In 1966 the population had increased to about 6,000. Two years later, however, the population had fallen to just 43, and in the 1980s no reindeer were living on the island. Clearly, the first reindeer encountered an abundant food supply, which they gradually converted into more reindeer. In doing so, they unwittingly caused the stripping of the island vegetation to the point of generating a population crash.’

    Our entire society is in overshoot – population overshoot, energy overshoot and environmental overshoot. Tweaking the system slightly cannot correct overshoot. Even tweaking the system dramatically will make littte difference at this late stage. Collapse is the only thing that can correct the degree of overshoot we have. Therefore we need to prepare for collapse.

    As long as people are focued on maintaining overshoot everything that actually matters will get rapidly worse.

  5. Jenny 5

    Hey hey Woody Guthrie I wrote you a song

    About a funny old world that’s coming along

    It’s bent and it’s busted, it’s tired and it’s torn

    It looks like it’s dying but it’s hardly been born.

    Bob Dylan

  6. Bryan 6

    Jackson & Pool covered some of this ground in their recent Fabian seminar:

    http://bit.ly/nZemvt

    They had some really interesting material on the impact/implications for the the regions (some already in negative territory) and the economy.

  7. Bored 7

    Laughed out loud at this post, the charts represent the usual lazy solid state linear academic thinking. Its like economists and their predicitioons of the future in which only growth occurs, no shrinking allowed. How about the demographers modelled futures based upon a plague or a famine or three?

  8. Situationist 8

    What happened in the late 1950’s/early 1960’s for such a massive drop in fertility?

Recent Comments

Recent Posts

  • Pacific Health Scholarships 2021 about improving access to healthcare for Pacific communities
    Associate Minister of Health, Aupito William Sio is calling on any Pacific students studying health or disability-related courses to apply now for a Ministry of Health Pacific Health Scholarship. “These scholarships acknowledge the vital role Pacific people play in our health workforce. This was most visible through our Pacific workforce's ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    41 mins ago
  • NCEA Level 1 changes give students a broader foundation
    The Government is making changes to NCEA Level 1 to ensure it remains a strong, credible qualification that supports young people into employment and further education, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today. “Last term, the Government initiated a wide-scale review of the National Certificates of Educational Achievement (NCEA), involving consultation ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    23 hours ago
  • Crown accounts reflect positive economic trend
    The Government’s books were again better than expected as the economy continued to recover post COVID lockdown, the Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. The Crown Accounts for the four months to the end of October were far more favourable than what was forecast in the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Increase to supplier diversity through new procurement target for Maori Business
    Māori enterprises are in line for greater opportunities to do business with government agencies under an initiative to spread the benefits of the economic recovery.  The Ministers for Māori Development and Economic and Regional Development have announced a new target to encourage public service agencies to cast the net ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Climate emergency declaration will be matched with long-term action
    Today’s climate emergency declaration will be backed with ambitious plans to reduce emissions, the Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw today. “Our Government has put New Zealand at the forefront of climate action over the last three years. Declaring a climate emergency and backing this with long-term action to reduce ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Celebrating the success of Prime Minister’s Oranga Tamariki Award winners
    28 young achievers who have been in the care of Oranga Tamariki or involved with the youth justice system have received Oranga Tamariki Prime Minister Awards in recognition of their success and potential, Children’s Minister Kelvin Davis announced today. At the awards ceremony in Parliament, Kelvin Davis congratulated the rangatahi ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Public sector to be carbon neutral by 2025
    Public sector to be carbon neutral by 2025 Immediate focus on phasing out largest and most active coal boilers Government agencies required to purchase electric vehicles and reduce the size of their car fleet Green standard required for public sector buildings The Government has launched a major new initiative to ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Government fulfils election undertaking on new top tax rate
    The Government will today keep its election promise to put in place a new top tax rate of 39 per cent on income earned over $180,000. “This will only affect the top two per cent of earners. It is a balanced measure that is about sharing the load so everyone ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Sir Robert Martin re-elected to UN Committee
    New Zealand welcomes the news that Sir Robert Martin has been re-elected to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, says Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni. “Sir Robert has been a lifetime advocate for persons with disabilities and his experience brings a ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • New rules to protect Kiwis from unaffordable loans
    The Government is making sure all consumers who borrow money get the same protections, regardless of where they get their loans.   “Building on the work to crack down on loan sharks last year, we’re now making the rules clearer for all lenders to help protect borrowers from unaffordable loans” ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • New visitor attraction to boost tourism
    The opening of the first major new tourism attraction since the global outbreak of COVID-19 closed borders to international travellers will provide a welcome boost to visitor numbers in our largest city, says Tourism Minister Stuart Nash. Mr Nash has this afternoon taken part in the official opening ceremony of ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Govt moves on drug checking to keep young New Zealanders safer this summer
    The Government will pass time limited legislation to give legal certainty to drug checking services, so they can carry out their work to keep New Zealanders safer this summer at festivals without fear of prosecution, Health Minister Andrew Little says. Next year the Government will develop and consult on regulations ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Public Service Commissioner reappointed
    Minister for the Public Service Chris Hipkins announced today that Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes CNZM has been reappointed for three years. The Public Service Commissioner is appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Prime Minister. “Mr Hughes’ reappointment reflects the need for strong leadership and continuity to ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Pōwhiri marks the start of a critical year for APEC
    New Zealand kicked off its APEC host year today, with a pōwhiri taking place on Wellington’s waterfront with local iwi Te Atiawa, and a number of Government ministers welcoming representatives from the other 20 APEC economies. “APEC is a hugely important international event, and New Zealand is hosting amidst the ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Speech at APEC 21 Opening Pōwhiri
    9am, Tuesday 1 DecemberTe Whare Waka o Pōneke, Wellington Central He Mihi Kei aku rangatira no ngātapito e whā o te ao huri noa, tātou e huihui mai nei. Tēnā rā kōutou katoa. He tangiapakura ki ngā tini aituā kei waenganui i a tātou, ka tangi tonu te ngākau ki ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Government extends business debt relief to October 2021
    To assist with the ongoing economic recovery from COVID-19, rules allowing affected businesses to put their debt on hold have been extended by 10 months. “New Zealand’s economy is recovering better than we expected, but the impacts of the pandemic are far-reaching and some businesses need continued support to keep ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Bill introduced to support workers with 10 days sick leave
    The Government is delivering on a key commitment by introducing a Bill to Parliament to expand sick leave entitlements from five days to ten days a year, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Wood announced today. “COVID-19 has shown how important it is to stay at home when people are ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • Progress on pay equity for DHB staff
    Today’s initial agreement between DHBs and the PSA on pay equity for clerical and administration staff is an important step toward better, fairer pay for this crucial and largely female workforce, Health Minister Andrew Little says. If ratified, the agreement between the Public Service Association and the country’s 20 District ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • Iconic Milford Track officially reopens
    One of New Zealand’s premier hikes and a cornerstone of the Te Anau community, the Milford Track has officially reopened, “From today, hikers booked on the popular Great Walk will be able to complete the walk end-to-end for the first time since early February,” Minister of Conservation Kiri Allan says. ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • Support for farmers beefed up ahead of La Niña
    Further funding for feed support services and new animal welfare coordinators will help farmers who continue to feel the effects of an extended drought, says Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor. “In March this year, I classified the drought in the North Island, parts of the South Island and the Chathams ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    6 days ago
  • Next steps for Christchurch Hospital campus redevelopment
    Canterbury DHB will be better placed to respond to future demand for services and continue to deliver high quality care, with the next stage of the campus redevelopment programme confirmed, Health Minister Andrew Little says. The Government has approved $154 million in funding for the construction of a third tower ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    7 days ago
  • Five Power Defence Arrangements Defence Ministers’ Joint Statement
    The Defence Ministers from Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and United Kingdom reaffirmed their nations’ continued commitment to the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA), and commended the achievements over the past 49 years as the FPDA moves towards its 50th Anniversary in 2021.  The Ministers recognised the FPDA’s significant role ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    7 days ago
  • Jobs for Nature funding protects health of Hawke’s Bay waterways
    A joint Government and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council project will invest $4.2 million to protect local waterways, enhance biodiversity and employ local people, Environment Minister David Parker announced today.   Over two years, the Hāpara Takatū Jobs for Nature project will fence 195km of private land to exclude stock from vulnerable ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    7 days ago
  • New Year border exception for seasonal workers in the horticulture and wine industries
    2000 additional RSE workers to enter New Zealand early next year employers must pay these workers at least $22.10 an hour employers will cover costs of managed isolation for the RSE workers RSE workers will be paid the equivalent of 30 hours work a week while in isolation From January ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Government increases support for New Zealanders to work in seasonal jobs
    The Government is offering further financial support for unemployed New Zealanders to take on seasonal work. These new incentives include: Up to $200 per week for accommodation costs $1000 incentive payment for workers who complete jobs of six weeks or longer increasing wet weather payments when people can’t work to ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Government receives Royal Commission of Inquiry report into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mos...
    Minister for Internal Affairs Jan Tinetti has today received the Royal Commission of Inquiry report into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mosques, and will table it in Parliament on Tuesday December 8. “I know this will have been a challenging process for whānau, survivors and witnesses of the terrorist attack ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • New Zealand Government to declare a climate emergency
    The Government will declare a climate emergency next week, Climate Change Minister James Shaw said today.                                       “We are in the midst of a climate crisis that will impact on nearly every ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Call for urgent action on Pacific conservation
    A declaration on the urgency of the global biodiversity crisis and the need for immediate, transformative action in the Pacific was agreed at a pan-Pacific conference today. The 10th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas is taking place this week across the Pacific.  Minister of Conservation Kiritapu ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Speech from the throne
    E aku hoa i te ara o te whai, Kia kotahi tā tātou takahi i te kō, ko tōku whiwhi kei tō koutou tautoko mai. Ko tāku ki a koutou, hei whakapiki manawa mōku. He horomata rangatira te mahi, e rite ai te whiwhinga a te ringatuku, me te ringakape ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Keynote address to Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand conference
    Speech to the CAANZ conference - November 19, 2020 Thank you, Greg, (Greg Haddon, MC) for the welcome. I’d like to acknowledge John Cuthbertson from CAANZ, the Commissioner of Inland Revenue Naomi Ferguson, former fellow MP and former Minister of Revenue, Peter Dunne, other guest speakers and CAANZ members. I ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Expert independent advisory group appointed to strengthen the future of Māori broadcasting
    A panel of seven experts are adding their support to help shape the future of Māori broadcasting, Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson has announced today. “Today I will meet with some of the most experienced Māori broadcasters, commentators and practitioners in the field. They have practical insights on the ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Government to review housing settings
    New Zealand’s stronger-than-expected economic performance has flowed through to housing demand, so the Government will review housing settings to improve access to the market, the Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today. “Our focus is on improving access to the housing market for first home buyers and ensuring house price growth ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Crown accounts reflect Govt’s careful economic management
    The better-than-expected Crown accounts released today show the Government’s careful management of the COVID-19 health crisis was the right approach to support the economy. As expected, the Crown accounts for the year to June 2020 show the operating balance before gains and losses, or OBEGAL, was in deficit. However that ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Community launch marks next step in addressing racism in education
    The launch of Te Hurihanganui in Porirua today is another important milestone in the work needed to address racism in the education system and improve outcomes for Māori learners and their whānau, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis says. Budget 2019 included $42 million over three years to put Te Hurihanganui ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Government to consider recommendations on DNA use in criminal investigations
    The Minister of Justice has received the Law Commission’s recommending changes to the law governing the way DNA is used in criminal investigations. The report, called The Use of DNA in Criminal Investigations – Te Whahamahi I te Ira Tangata I ngā Mātai Taihara, recommends new legislation to address how ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Speech to Wakatū Nelson regional hui on trade
    First, I want to express my thanks to Te Taumata for this hui and for all the fantastic work you are doing for Māori in the trade space. In the short time that you’ve been operating you’ve already contributed an enormous amount to the conversation, and developed impressive networks.  I ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Speech to Primary Industries Summit
    Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today about the significant contribution the food and fibres sector makes to New Zealand and how this Government is supporting that effort. I’d like to start by acknowledging our co-Chairs, Terry Copeland and Mavis Mullins, my colleague, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor, ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Fast track referrals will speed up recovery and boost jobs and home building
    The Government is taking action to increase jobs, speed up the economic recovery and build houses by putting three more projects through its fast track approval process. “It’s great to see that the fast-track consenting process is working. Today we have referred a mix of potential projects that, if approved, ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Papakāinga provides critically needed homes in Hastings
    A papakāinga opened today by the Minister for Māori Development the Hon Willie Jackson will provide whānau with much needed affordable rental homes in Hastings. The four home papakāinga in Waiōhiki is the first project to be completed under the ‘Hastings Place Based’ initiative. This initiative is a Government, Hastings ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • New Zealand ready to host APEC virtually
    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took over the leadership of APEC earlier today, when she joined leaders from the 21 APEC economies virtually for the forum’s final 2020 meeting. “We look forward to hosting a fully virtual APEC 2021 next year. While this isn’t an in-person meeting, it will be one ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago