Story: Interest groups

Grey Power

Grey Power

Grey Power's strength as an interest group has much to do with the fact that its members form a large voting bloc – of which politicians are well aware – and often have more time to devote to pursuing issues and grievances than people working full-time. At this 2008 Grey Power meeting in Auckland, member George Childs questions Minister for Senior Citizens Ruth Dyson about tax matters.

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Raymond Miller, 'Interest groups - Community and recreational groups', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Raymond Miller, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Apr 2020