SuperSeniors stories

First person accounts from SuperSeniors throughout New Zealand who share stories of their work or activities that may interest or inspire others.

If you're a SuperSenior with a story to share, please contact us with your idea.

Recording Family History

Twin Teenagers
October 2015

Are you interested in your family history? So is Diana O’Brien, 74, a retired school teacher from Tauranga. In this SuperSenior story, she shares her experiences in creating a number of projects for her own family, and the privilege she has in being a volunteer biographer for the local hospice.

Keeping fit with Parkinson's

Seniors on tricycle christmas parade
September 2015

After being diagnosed with Parkinson's Rosalind Vercoe, a SuperSenior from Whakatane, finds a fun and neat way to keep fit and healthy.