Story: Older people

Grey Power protest

Grey Power protest

Grey Power was the best-known older people's lobby group in New Zealand. These Hutt City Grey Power members were protesting against the introduction of asset testing for access to national superannuation (state pension) payments in 1995.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1995/1672/26
Photograph by Phil Reid

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Peggy Koopman-Boyden, 'Older people - Politics and advocacy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/26713/grey-power-protest (accessed 30 November 2021)

Story by Peggy Koopman-Boyden, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Aug 2018