As a voluntary organisation, Grey Power was founded 30 years ago in February 1986.Those involved in the early days were concerned at the imposition of the surcharge on New Zealand Superannuation.
Originally formed as the Auckland Superannuitants Association, Grey Power has since gone from strength to strength and today there are up to 65,000 financial members that belong to more than 76 Associations throughout the country. Grey Power New Plymouth is one of these Associations that make up the Grey Power Federation.
Grey Power, through the Federation is one of the very few organisations who have direct access to the Prime minister, Cabinet Ministers and in fact any members of Parliament. The Grey Power Board itself acts as an advocate on behalf of all the Associations (who represent our Members) when we approach the government.
Our next meeting is on Thu 23rd March 2017. Guest speaker(s) at the meeting are yet to be confirmed. For details see here
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Grey Power is an advocacy organisation promoting the welfare and well-being of all those citizens in the 50 plus age group.
Our mission is to be the appropriate voice for all New Zealanders.