News

When we're open and when you'll be paid on Waitangi Day (observed Monday 8 February 2021).

20 January 2021

The Government has announced the support that will be available to New Zealand businesses if there's a resurgence of COVID-19.

16 December 2020

When you'll be paid and when we're open over Christmas and the New Year.

3 December 2020

There's more financial support if you're an unemployed New Zealander and you take on a seasonal job.

27 November 2020

When you'll be paid and when we're open over Labour weekend.

9 October 2020

If you want to hire a migrant worker from 7 October 2020, the process for getting a Skills Match report will change.

2 October 2020

The Government has announced changes to the COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme. These changes will expand the eligibility to workers who have been told to self-isolate. It’s so they can continue to be paid if they can’t work from home. The payment length will also change to a 2 week lump sum payment.

22 September 2020

The Minister of Immigration has announced changes for people on a working holiday visa. 

22 September 2020

If you’re getting the Winter Energy Payment, remember it stops on 1 October 2020.

21 September 2020

From 19 October 2020, there's an important change to the costs you need to pay when you're living in emergency housing. We know this will be a big change and we want to support you all we can.

14 September 2020