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New Vice-President for Age Concern New Zealand

New Vice-President for Age Concern New Zealand

Peter Oettli, who has served on the Age Concern New Zealand Board since 2012, has now been elected Vice-President of Age Concern New Zealand at Age Concern’s 40th AGM in Wellington on 10 April 2014.

Ruth Carter, currently Chairperson of Age Concern Wairarapa, has been elected to the Board as a new member.

National President Evelyn Weir was re-elected unopposed.

Mrs Weir, who now begins her second term as National President, says that "My vision for older people is the three 'V's - older people are visible, valued and vital".

The Board is responsible for the governance of the organisation, overseeing the performance and outcomes achieved by Age Concern New Zealand management. The Board sets and monitors the strategic direction, and is accountable to member Age Concerns.

Judge Ken Mason continues as Age Concern New Zealand’s Patron and Jock Nicolson as its Honorary Solicitor.

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