16 Mar 2018

Cook Islanders welcome changes to NZ Superannuation

From Morning Report, 8:26 am on 16 March 2018

Cook Island families are looking forward to less stress and anxiety when the rules for NZ Super change this year. The government is dropping the requirement for the people of Niue, Tokelau and Cook Island needing to live in New Zealand for at least five years after the age of fifty in order to qualify for super and the Veteran's Pension. Our ethnic development reporter Laura Tupou went to a busy - and somewhat noisy - Polyfest in Auckland to find out more.