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Elders' Strategy 2008

Elders Strategy

The Elders' Strategy outlines Tauranga City Councils (TCC) role towards elders living in Tauranga City.

The Elders' Strategy is seen as a framework document that provides older people in Tauranga with a representative voice in relation to matters of relevance to older people.

The strategy is seen as a mechanism to bring about initiatives to make the city more inclusive to older people.

It is recognised that there is close alignment between the Elders' Strategy and Age-Friendly City Strategy. When the stocktake of all Council strategies is undertaken as part of the Ten Year Plan process (2015) a full review of the Elders' Strategy will be undertaken.


Tauranga is a city where people can age positively, elders are highly valued and recognised as an integral part of the community.


  1. Elders participate in decisions that affect them and contribute to the community.
  2. Elders actively participate in recreation and leisure activities.
  3. There is affordable and appropriate housing for elders.
  4. There is accessible transport opportunities for elders.
  5. Support is provided to enable elders to access the Council services they may require.
  6. People of all ages have positive attitudes to ageing and elders.

Last Reviewed: 28/06/2016