About this site

This is the website for Work and Income.

Site owner

This site is owned and maintained by Service Delivery, part of the Ministry of Social Development.

How to find information on this site

This site is divided into sections:

Select the option that best suit what type of information you're looking for. Clicking on one of these links takes you to the relevant information which you can then browse. We hope this will lead you to the information you need.

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