Category: Superannuation

NZ parliament’s Poto Williams: Daughter for the Return Home

Member of Parliament, Poto Williams, is one of those rare individuals that has right of claim to writing parts of history. When she won last year’s Christchurch East by-election, she became the first Cook Islands...

Portable super for NZ realm countries pass, but chairman Alfred Ngaro criticized

The committee stage of the Social Assistance (Portability to Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau) Bill was completed earlier this week with cross party agreement. However, efforts to make it more generous, through amendments tabled...

Niue Premier and Cook Island PM to make oral submission on NZ super bill

The importance of the Superannuation Portability bill to the Cook Islands and Niue sees their leaders make oral submissions in person tomorrow. Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna and Niue Premier Toke Talagi will...

Submissions to Superannuation Portability Bill for Cooks, Niue and Tokelau

By Poto Williams Submissions to the Portability of NZ Super and War pensions to Cook Is, Niue and Tokelau have now closed and groups around the country have met to prepare submissions or support...

Parties applaud government’s portable superannuation for Niue, Cook Islands and Tokelau

The key criterion is the person must have worked in New Zealand for ten years after the age of twenty. However, five or more of those years must be after the age of 50.

IT’S NOT US OK: Gay Marriage is law because of National Party says Su’a William Sio

Labour’s Su’a William Sio blames John Key and the National party for Gay Marriage becoming law. In a statement issued in Samoan (full text below), Su’a said it was John Key who started the...