Vision Mission and Values

Our Vision -Tā Mātou Matakitenga

Older people live a valued life in an inclusive society.
He pāpori e whai whakaarohia ana, e whakanuitia ana, e tautokona ana, e whai mana anahoki te hunga kaumātua.

Our Mission Tā Mātou Kawenga

Age Concern promotes wellbeing, rights, respect and dignity for older people.
He mahi mō ngā tika me te oranga o te hunga kaumātua.

Our Values

The work of Age Concern New Zealand is based on these values, with special reference to older people, koroua and kuia.

• Dignity - To respect the dignity and uniqueness of every person as an individual and as a valuable member of society.
• Well being - To ensure that older people are given the opportunities to achieve physical comfort, engage in satisfying activities and personal development, and to feel valued and supported.
• Equity - To ensure that older people have an equal opportunity to achieve wellbeing by directing resources to help those disadvantaged or in greatest need.
• Cultural respect - To respect the values and social structures of Māori and people of other cultural and ethnic backgrounds, demonstrating respect by working together to gain mutual understanding.