Live Longer, Better


Join us for Live Longer, Better - the free event designed to help you manage your money through retirement.


This series is now in it’s third year and features an impressive line up of retirement experts:


Shamubeel Eaqub - Leading economist and media commentator

Liz Koh - Leading financial commentator and adviser

Martin Hawes - Leading financial commentator and author

Diana Crossan - Former Retirement Commissioner of New Zealand

Ralph Stewart - CEO & Founder of Lifetime Retirement Income


Learn about a wide range of topics:


  • The big social and economic headwinds affecting retirees
  • Retirement investment options and strategies 
  • Managing your money so it lasts as long as you do


Events are free of charge and will be held in Wellington, Tauranga, Auckland, and Christchurch. Approx. 90 min duration. Refreshments will be provided.


Leading economist, Shamubeel Eaqub



Spaces limited. Register now.


Spaces are strictly limited. Reserve your free place now.






Bonus retirement workshops with Liz Koh


All event attendees will also be invited to come along to a free retirement planning workshop with Liz Koh at 10am-11.30am on the following day.

Liz is one of New Zealand's top retirement planners and is both an Authorised Financial Adviser and a Certified Financial Planner.

The workshops will cover retirement essentials like residential care subsidies, health insurance, family trusts, rental properties, and investing in retirement.

Each workshop attendee will also come away with a starter retirement plan based on strategies covered at the meeting.

These workshops are completely free and venue details will be announced at the evening events.


Financial commentator, Liz Koh



Event speakers


Martin Hawes is one of New Zealand’s leading financial commentators. An authorised financial adviser, Martin has authored multiple books on personal financial planning including, 'Twenty Good Summers', 'The Money Map', 'Family Trusts', and '8 Secrets of Investment Success'.

Martin is also a financial columnist for the Sunday Star Times and


Shamubeel Eaqub is one of New Zealand's leading economists. He is outspoken on economic and social issues facing New Zealand and is a thought provoking public speaker.

Shamubeel writes a regular column for the Sunday Star Times and He has also authored a number of frequently-cited books and publications including, 'Generation Rent', 'Growing Apart: Regional Prosperity in NZ', and 'The NZ Economy: An Introduction'.

Financial commentator, Martin Hawes



Liz Koh is one of NZ's leading financial commentators and writes a regular column for The Press, the Dominion Post, and She is the author of the best-selling financial planning book, 'Your Money Personality: Unlock the Secret to a Rich and Happy Life'.

As an authorised financial adviser & certified financial planner, Liz has helped hundreds of kiwis prepare for life when the pay cheque stops. Liz uses simple and practical strategies to help people make sure their savings last as long as they do.


Diana Crossan is the former Retirement Commissioner of New Zealand, a position she held for ten years.

Prior to this, she was a Senior Executive with AMP in the UK and New Zealand. Her past directorships include Mighty River Power, New Zealand Post, and Wellington Free Ambulance.


Ralph Stewart is the Founder and Managing Director of Lifetime Retirement Income, New Zealand's leading insured income provider. He was previously the CEO of ACC and AXA Insurance.

Ralph cares about helping kiwis get financial security in retirement and started Lifetime to give retirees a regular income they can depend on.


Ex Retirement Commissioner, Diana Crossan



Spaces limited. Register now.


Spaces strictly limited. Reserve your free place now.