Monday 10th March 2014 is Taranaki Anniversary Day.
Information on office closures and payment date
Nelson celebrate their Anniversary Day on Monday 3 February 2014.
Monday 27th January 2014 is Auckland, Northland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty Anniversary Day.
Earthquakes like yesterday's 6.3 magnitude one are always unsettling but we were fortunate that only small amount of very superficial damage (e.g. some broken lights) occurred. As usual, we've spoken with our engineers and they've assisted it is safe for our buildings to be operational and open for business.
Wellington celebrate their Anniversary Day on Monday 20 January 2014
We recognise that you can face financial pressure when you’re caring for someone else’s child and, as part of the Children’s Action Plan, two new payments and a special fund are being introduced to help with this.
When we’re open and when you’ll be paid over Christmas and the New Year.
There’s a new way to login and there are lots of new things you can do in My Account.
On Monday 2 December we’ll be adding new features to My Account and changing the way you login.
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has announced that Fisher & Paykel Appliances Ltd (FPA) has been selected as the preferred supplier of whiteware for MSD clients through a rigorous and transparent procurement process.
We're looking for young talented and passionate Pacific New Zealanders. Could you be one of this year's Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award winners? If not you, what about a friend or family member?
There are some changes to benefits and the obligations which people on a benefit need to meet. Benefit payments haven't changed.
From 1 July 2013 the maximum payment rate for paid parental leave increases to $488.17
In this year’s Budget the government has announced that social housing needs assessments will move from Housing New Zealand Corporation to the Ministry of Social Development by April 2014.
Parliament has passed the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill.
The new ‘starting-out wage’ will be an option for employers and employees from 1 May this year. The starting-out wage is designed as an incentive for employers to give young people a foothold on the employment ladder.
Rural assistance available for farmers affected by drought in the whole of the North Island and the West Coast of the South Island.
From 1 April 2013, some payment rates increase based on a CPI of 0.61%.