skip to main content

I want to...

Current filter:

Positive Ageing Strategy launch on International Day of Older Persons

Published: 24 September 2020

Kennedy Park Rose Garden Oct 2017 2

Napier City Council’s Positive Ageing Strategy is being launched on 1 October - International Day of Older Persons. The Strategy outlines an age-friendly approach for Napier with the overall vision of people ‘living well and ageing well’.

“Our city’s senior population is steadily increasing, and our Positive Ageing Strategy will help Napier to be ready as our elderly population grows,” says Councillor Greg Mawson.

The Strategy, which covers the years 2020-24, considers the impacts a growing elderly population may have on Napier. It has seven city-wide priority areas that contribute to its overall vision of “Living Well, Ageing Well – Kia Tika Te Ora, Kia Tika Te Tipu”.

“We developed the Strategy alongside a host of agencies and providers who offer services to older people in Napier. We also had input from a group of residents with a lived experience of ageing,” says Cr Mawson.

Just over 10,000 people aged 65-plus live in Napier. In 20 years' time, possibly earlier, one in four, or just over a quarter of Napier’s population will be aged over 65.

Copies of the Positive Ageing Strategy are available at Napier’s libraries and Council Customer Services Centre, and online.

To celebrate International Day ofOlder Persons and acknowledge launch of the Strategy, Napier City Council, Grey Power and Age Concern are hosting tours of Kennedy Park’s beautiful rose gardens. The walking tours will run for 30 minutes on Thursday 1 October, or Friday 2 October if wet.

Bookings are essential as group numbers are limited – call NCC on 836 5607 to book a time slot.

Back to News Archive

Napier City Council - Copyright © 2024 Napier City Council

Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Napier City Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Napier City Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Napier City Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.

© Napier City Council - / +64 6 835 7579 /