17 Feb 2022

Experts split over eligibility age for super

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 17 February 2022

A recommendation from the OECD to raise the age New Zealanders can get the pension has been ruled out by the government, but the National Party's not so sure, saying they will raise the age to 67 in 2037.

Experts are split over the idea, with some saying it's time to re-think the eligibility age, while others warn it will only worsen entrenched inequalities.

Kim Moodie reports.