The ageing workforce of New Zealand

  • 16/06/2016
(Paul Henry)
(Paul Henry)

As our population is aging, so is our workforce.

Five years ago 21 percent of our workforce was over the age of 65; by 2031 that will have increased to 31 percent.

So how do we make the workplace more accepting of older workers and get rid of the stigma that they’re past their 'use by' date?

A recent survey undertaken by 1,300 people provided an in-site into this issue. You too can participate at

Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell joined Paul Henry this morning.