Payment rates

New Zealand Superannuation payments are made fortnightly into your bank account. What you are paid depends on your personal circumstances.

Payment dates

New Zealand Superannuation is paid fortnightly on a Tuesday.


When you apply for New Zealand Superannuation you will need to choose the tax code you want to use for your payments. If you need help choosing your tax code, please contact:

  • Inland Revenue: 0800 227 774 (please have your IRD number handy).