Starting your new job
We may be able to help you with the cost of starting work in a new job if you’re going to work 30 or more hours a week. Or if you’re a sole parent and about to work 20 hours or more a week.
Who can get it
You must be:
- 16 years or older
- be able to show you are looking for a job, have a job offer, or are between jobs
- a New Zealand resident
We may also look at:
- how much you and your partner earn
- any income or cash you or your partner have.