News

If you have a low- or un-skilled vacancy, please come to us before starting a work visa application for a migrant.

01 July 2015

Connecting young people with real job opportunities

30 June 2015

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.

26 June 2015

Information about assistance (including financial assistance) you and your family may qualify for if you’ve been affected by the June 2015 flooding.

21 June 2015

If you’re a student and you’re currently receiving Accommodation Supplement there are changes you need to know about.

02 June 2015

The Government has announced an $800 million support package for children in material hardship to help low-income families.

21 May 2015

Find out how Child Support has changed.

23 March 2015

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.

24 February 2015

From 1 April 2015, some payment rates increase based on the updated Consumer Price Index of 0.51%.

23 February 2015

The Prime Minister has announced further measures to provide people in need with quality and affordable social housing.

28 January 2015

Your vehicle licensing fee (rego) is reducing in 2015.

27 January 2015

Find staff for your business with recruitment help from Work and Income

28 October 2014

From 13 October 2014 there are changes to our annual review processes.

13 October 2014

Visits to rural and satellite sites are suspended until further notice.

19 September 2014

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. 

05 September 2014

Threats to staff or clients are completely unacceptable and we won’t tolerate them. Any threat will be treated as a serious threat.

03 September 2014