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People who are struggling to meet essential costs such as rent, heating, and food may be eligible for hardship support from Work and Income.

22 October 2021

Applications for the fifth COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 are now open. You can apply between 9am, Friday 15 October and 11.59pm on Thursday 28 October.

15 October 2021

16 October is Super Saturday – a NZ-wide day of action for vaccination. Don’t wait, vaccinate!

13 October 2021

Applications for the fourth COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 are closing tomorrow, Thursday 14 October at 11.59pm.

13 October 2021

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

11 October 2021

What happens to benefits when the Subsequent Child policy ends on 8 November 2021.

5 October 2021

Applications for COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #3 have now closed. Applications for COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #4 will open at 9am Friday, 1 October 2021 and close 11.59pm Thursday, 14 October 2021.

1 October 2021

We’re using Te Reo Māori in many of our letters and emails. Te Reo Māori is a taonga (treasure) that helps define us all as New Zealanders.

29 September 2021

If you’re getting the Winter Energy Payment, remember it ends on 1 October 2021.

24 September 2021

Applications are now open for the third COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #3, close at 11.59pm, on Thursday 30 September 2021.

17 September 2021