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Real lives

An alternative way of life at Abbeyfield House

03-03-2017 Real lives

A charity that provides housing and support for people over the age of 55 has opened its doors to the Commission to learn more about an alternative way of living.

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View from the Top: Erica Whyte

28-08-2015 Real lives

Erica Whyte, winner of our 'Three stages of retirement' competition, shares her thoughts on transitioning into retirement and some advice for young people.

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View from the Top: Reflection

27-08-2015 Real lives

Born in Christchurch just after the first world war, Diana Gunn still treasures her Listener subscription, and remains sharp as a tack.

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View from the Top: Endeavour

25-08-2015 Real lives

Doris Follows is a real social butterfly, she's frequently seen out and about, from visiting family in Auckland to theatre outings in Christchurch. She still endeavours to mow her own lawn, but doesn’t mind getting some help with the weeding.

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Adjusting to life after work

17-08-2015 Real lives

Three women with a love for language and an eye on the future have been giving their insights into life after work.

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View from the Top: Discovery

10-08-2015 Real lives

The Commission for Financial Capability is shining a spotlight on the stories of older New Zealanders.

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Money talks in Tairawhiti

29-07-2015 Real lives

Breaking down barriers and bringing financial literacy to communities.

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Taking it to the masters level

26-05-2015 Real lives

There’s a true sense of urgency on the pitch in masters sport – as they go to grab gold, they’re really playing like there’s no tomorrow.

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