Submissions and opinions

The 2013 review of retirement income policies discussion document was published in October 2013.
Focusing on the Future: A discussion document (PDF 2.55 MB, Oct 2013)
Focusing on the Future: A discussion document (Word 685.77 KB, Oct 2013)

The recommendations were debated publicly and we sought feedback in preparation for submitting the final review to Government on 12 December 2013.

Responses to Focusing on the Future

Below are some of the comments received.

Dunedin Community Law Centre and Law For Change (PDF 233.35 KB, Nov 2013)

Financial Services Council (PDF 826.59 KB, Nov 2013)

Government Superannuitants Association (PDF 820.43 KB, Nov 2013)

Grey Power New Zealand Federation Incorporated (PDF 450.53 KB, Nov 2013)

Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation (PDF 68.63 KB, Nov 2013)

Dr Judith Davey (PDF 154.93 KB, Nov 2013)

KASPANZ (PDF 275.87 KB, Nov 2013)

New Zealand Bankers' Assocation (PDF 247.03 KB, Nov 2013)

New Zealand First (PDF 161.76 KB, Nov 2013)

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (PDF 188.34 KB, Nov 2013)

P M W Van Bussel (PDF 31.75 KB, Nov 2013)

The Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand Inc. (PDF 489.11 KB, Nov 2013)

Robert Stephens (PDF 200.08 KB, Nov 2013)

Formal submissions

The closing date for initial submissions to the 2013 review of retirement income policies was 31 May 2013. Below are some of the submissions received.

Age Concern NZ (PDF 237.35 KB, Jun 2013)

ANZ Wealth (PDF 84.79 KB, Jun 2013)

BNZ (PDF 133.62 KB, Jun 2013)

Boyd Klap (PDF 203.8 KB, May 2013)

BT Funds Management (NZ) Limited and Westpac New Zealand Limited (PDF 82.14 KB, Jun 2013)

Carers NZ (PDF 249.65 KB, May 2013)

Consumer NZ (PDF 253.13 KB, Jun 2013)

Crown Financial Ministries New Zealand (PDF 88.86 KB, May 2013)

Professor David Mayes (PDF 179.25 KB, Jun 2013)

Dunedin Community Law Centre (PDF 514.71 KB, Jun 2013)

Family Centre (PDF 199.08 KB, Jun 2013)

Financial Markets Authority (PDF 2.5 MB, Jun 2013)

Financial Services Council (PDF 538.69 KB, Jun 2013)

First NZ Capital (PDF 158.73 KB, Jun 2013)

Government Superannuitants Association (PDF 211.73 KB, May 2013)

Grey Power New Zealand (PDF 568.17 KB, May 2013)

Hamilton Budgeting Advisory Trust (PDF 195.58 KB, Jun 2013)

Human Rights Commission (PDF 196.12 KB, Jun 2013)

KiwiSaver, Annuities & Superannuation Protection Association New Zealand Incorporated - KASPANZ (PDF 426.79 KB, May 2013)

McGuinness Institute (PDF 3.86 MB, Jun 2013)

Mercer (PDF 124.46 KB, Jun 2013)

Michael Littlewood on "To save or to save not" (PDF 247.78 KB, May 2013)

National Council of Women of New Zealand (PDF 390.03 KB, Jun 2013)

New Zealand Bankers' Assocation (PDF 645.66 KB, Jun 2013)

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (PDF 331.26 KB, Jun 2013)

New Zealand Income Guarantee (PDF 70.66 KB, May 2013)

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (PDF 247.58 KB, May 2013)

New Zealand University Students' Association (PDF 649.31 KB, Jun 2013)

Professional Advisers Association (PDF 466.48 KB, Jun 2013)

Reserve Bank of New Zealand (PDF 8.67 KB, Jun 2013)

Retirement Policy and Research Centre (PDF 191.65 KB, May 2013)

Roger Hurnard (PDF 610.1 KB, May 2013)

Southern Cross Healthcare Group (PDF 97.9 KB, Jun 2013)

Vaiola P I Budgeting Service (PDF 257.28 KB, Jun 2013)

Women in Super (PDF 151.97 KB, May 2013)

Workplace Savings NZ (PDF 149.38 KB, Jun 2013)