Payment, repayment and managing risk of misuse
Making sure the payment is used properly
When and how can beneficiaries access the payment?
A beneficiary wanting to access this offer should call us on 0800 559 009 to discuss their eligibility and make an appointment with a case manager. If a beneficiary already has a case manager and meets with them regularly, they can discuss ‘$3k to Christchurch’ directly at their next appointment.
What can the payment be used for?
Will recipients have to provide proof of costs to receive the $3k? Will the payment be made as a lump sum?
Why don’t you need proof of costs?
Will the $3k have to be repaid?
Why is 91 days the minimum someone has to remain off benefit?
In what circumstances will the money have to be repaid? What happens if a payment recipient leaves the job or is fired within three months?
Can an individual get the payment more than once?
Will a couple who each get a job offer get $3k?