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21 July 2016

Save the Date

Roadshow research summits to be held in four locations August/September 2016. Based on three years of research with older people, the roadshow of final research summits will include presentations from the research team on key findings from the research as well as the launch of practical tools to assist older people and their families to […]


1 February 2016

Australasian Housing Researchers Conference, Feb 17-19, Auckland

Members of the Finding the Best Fit research team will be presenting at the AHRC conference later this the month. Bev James – Downsizing In New Zealand: Meaning And Experiences Bev James – Cold Water Poured On Downsizing: Impacts Of Leaky Homes On Older Home-Owners’ Plans And Prospects Michael Rehm – Housing Wealth And The […]


1 November 2015

NRG Meeting Nov 2015

The National Reference Group for the Finding the Best Fit Programme is meeting in Wellington this week. As well as presentations from our team to update the group on the project and present their latest research findings there will also be a presentations from Professor Bruce Judd (a member of the expert advisory group for […]


9 October 2015

Expert Advisory Group member visits NZ

Dr Rob Wiener is Director of the California Coalition for Rural Housing, Sacramento. He runs the National Neighbors Silver programme, an educational programme focused on the financial wellbeing of low-income older adults. He gave a presentation to the National Reference Group. Rob also spoke with Age Concern national office, the Commission for Financial Literacy and […]


1 September 2014

Website Launched

The Finding The Best Fit research programme website goes live September 2014