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The Selwyn Institute for Ageing and Spirituality, Knowledge Exchange, Useful Links

Useful Links

  • 60s Up Movement

    An organisation promoting enjoyment of life for the older person.

  • Age Concern

    Supporting older kiwis to have a healthy lifestyle, full of opportunities and protection from harm.

  • Agewell

    Health promotion for older people in New Zealand.

  • Alzheimers

    Representing people affected by dementia at a national level by raising awareness, providing information and resources, advocating for high quality services, and promoting research about prevention, treatment, cure and care of people affected by dementia.

  • Arthritis

    Improving the life of every person affected by arthritis.

  • Disabilities Resource Centre

    Committed to positively impacting the lives of the elderly and people with disabilities.

  • Eldernet

    A comprehensive information service that focusses on issues concerning older people in New Zealand.

  • GreyPower

    An advocacy organization promoting the welfare and well-being of all those citizens in the 50 plus age group.

  • Grown Ups

    New Zealand’s best lifestyle website and social club for over 50 year olds.

  • Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC)

    The main role of the Health and Disability Commissioner is to ensure that the rights of consumers are upheld.

  • Healthline

    Healthline is staffed by experienced registered nurses who can provide you with health information and advice on care.

  • Health Navigator NZ

    All New Zealanders have free access to independent online health information they can rely on to help prevent disease and minimise the effects of on-going health conditions.

  • Healthpoint

    Healthpoint provides up-to-date information about healthcare providers, referral expectations, services offered and common treatments.

  • Hope Foundation

    A Charitable Trust dedicated to sponsoring research on ageing and its effects on the New Zealand community.

  • Linkage

    Ensuring that every community can access health and social services, and have a proud history of using smart technology to help make this happen.


    MECOSS is an arm of a Regional and National NGO organisation, which has strong connections to Government departments and policy development in New Zealand.

  • Ministry of Health

    Health Ageing Strategy.

  • New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)

    The largest and most influential association representing all parts of New Zealand's aged residential care sector.

  • New Zealand Association of Gerontology (NZAG)

    A multidisciplinary organisation committed to understanding ageing and promoting the interests of older people.

  • New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCSS)

    Delivering a wide range of services that cover such areas as child and family services, services for older people, food bank and emergency services, housing, budgeting, disability, addictions, community development and employment services.

  • Pacific Medical Training

    How to stay active in your golden years.

  • Office for Seniors

    Office for Seniors provides information to seniors and to the Government about the issues and concerns of older people.

  • Retirement Villages Association

    A voluntary, nationally-based membership association representing operators, developers and managers of retirement villages throughout New Zealand.

  • Seniorline

    Information for older people to make decisions about staying at home, retirement villages, homecare, day care and rest homes.

  • SeniorNet

    SeniorNet is a community training network that supports and motivates people aged 50+ to enjoy and use technology in their everyday lives.

  • St John

    St John serves communities throughout New Zealand by delivering an extensive range of essential health-related services and products.

  • Stroke Foundation of New Zealand

    We're here to help and support people and their families/whanau affected by stroke.

  • Senior Services

    We're here to support people as they age, to be happy, healthy and valued.