Minister for Seniors visits Whakatane

Everyone is welcome at a meeting of Eastern Bay Villages today to hear the Minister for Seniors Tracey Martin and learn more about the concept.

The Minister will be speaking at the presentation which starts at 10 this morning at the Whakatane War Memorial Hall.

Ruth Gerzon, Coordinator of Eastern Bay Villages, says the concept is about creating a strong community of support to allow people to stay at home as they age.

Emma Griffiths