Background information

Some useful resources to give background to the speakers.

Paula Bennett, 28 May 2014, Social Security Act set for rewrite, Press release, Beehive.govt.nz 

RPRC, 13 November,  Ministry’s concern for overseas state pensions welcomed, Press release, Scoop news website  

Murray McCully, 9 August 2013, Increased pension portability to Realm countries, Press release, Beehive.govt.nz  

Social Assistance (Portability to Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau) Bill, NZ Legislation website

Ministry of Social Development Regulatory Impact Statement: Portability of New Zealand Superannuation to the Realm of New Zealand Ministry of Social Development website

Ministry of Social Development, 24 October 2007, Review of Treatment of Overseas Pensions and Payment of New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran's Pension Overseas: Paper One – Overview

Ministry of Social Development, 24 October 2007, Review of Treatment of Overseas Pensions and Payment of New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran's Pension Overseas: Paper Two – Proposals

Ministry of Social Development, October 2014, Briefing to the Incoming Ministers 

RPRC, July 2014 Pension Briefing paper

RPRC, June 2013, Proceedings, Overseas Pensions Forum: Justice Delayed? 

RPRC, Working Paper 2012-1, New Zealand Superannuation and Overseas Pensions: Reform Option 2

RPRC, Working Paper 2011-1, Overseas Pensions Policy: the next steps