If you have a low- or un-skilled vacancy, please come to us before starting a work visa application for a migrant.
Connecting young people with real job opportunities
From 1 July 2015, sole parents who are taking up full-time study and approved a Student Allowance, will receive the same amount of accommodation support as they would on a benefit.
Information about assistance (including financial assistance) you and your family may qualify for if you’ve been affected by the June 2015 flooding.
If you’re a student and you’re currently receiving Accommodation Supplement there are changes you need to know about.
The Government has announced an $800 million support package for children in material hardship to help low-income families.
Find out how Child Support has changed.
The Government has approved a range of support measures for farmers following a decision to declare a medium level drought under the Ministry for Primary Industries' Primary Sector Recovery Policy. This includes Rural Assistance Payments available through Work and Income.
From 1 April 2015, some payment rates increase based on the updated Consumer Price Index of 0.51%.
The Prime Minister has announced further measures to provide people in need with quality and affordable social housing.
Your vehicle licensing fee (rego) is reducing in 2015.
Find staff for your business with recruitment help from Work and Income
From 13 October 2014 there are changes to our annual review processes.
Visits to rural and satellite sites are suspended until further notice.
Following the tragic events in Ashburton on Monday 1 September, we’re putting further security measures in place to reinforce that our staff and clients can feel safe at our offices.
Threats to staff or clients are completely unacceptable and we won’t tolerate them. Any threat will be treated as a serious threat.
If you receive a benefit or pension, we need to know about any other income that you’re earning so that we can make sure we’re paying you the right amount.
Law change makes both partners responsible.