Growing trend of working beyond 65 in NZ

More New Zealanders are working beyond the old retirement age of 65 in a trend that has helped cut apocalyptic projections about our national superannuation burden. Statistics NZ have announced that the population aged 65-plus has doubled since the early 1980's to 635,200 and was likely to double again by 2040. A quarter (25.1 per cent) of men and 14.8 per cent of women aged 65 and over are now still in paid work, up from just 8.7 per cent of...

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