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Genesis partners with Chirpy

Genesis has partnered with Chirpyplus – Australasia’s newest online community for over 55’s - to provide its New Zealand members with access to energy.

Genesis spokesperson Simon Forgie says, “we’re delighted to be able to provide Chirpy members with great deals on electricity, bottled and natural gas, as well as access to tools and information to help them understand and manage their energy use.”

Chirpyplus was created by mother and son duo Carol and Shaun Mahoney to help address the number one fear over 55-year old’s have – loneliness.

Chirpyplus Co-Founder Carol Mahoney says, “the issue of loneliness is very real for our community, we’re helping solve it by connecting them online, facilitating catch-ups in real life or at events, all while providing some fantastic deals on a tailored platform.”

Genesis joins Chirpyplus as a foundation partner of the site which has is growing rapidly and set to celebrate 10,000 members in the next few weeks.

To find out more about Chirpyplus, or to join, visit


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