Kōrero: Older people

Working past retirement age

Working past retirement age

In 2009 Hamilton real estate agent Bobbie Jarvis continued to work full-time at age 80 through choice. Increasing numbers of people are continuing to do paid work after they reach 65, which has been the traditional age of retirement. Some are not ready to retire then, while others cannot afford to.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Sarah Ivey

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Peggy Koopman-Boyden, 'Older people - Life circumstances', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26693/working-past-retirement-age (accessed 20 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Peggy Koopman-Boyden, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Aug 2018