Married, civil union or de facto couple: one partner qualifies (and the other is not included) $326.

But speaking at the Grey Power annual meeting today, Peters hinted that changes were on the way in this area. Find out what services we can offer to help you find work and when you start a new job.

Following the Auckland COVID-19 case announcement our Queen’s St, Grey Lynn and Mt Eden offices will be closed Friday 13 November. There are 2 key proposed changes that, when finalised, aim to make NZ Super and Veteran’s Pension simpler. From 9 November 2020, it's proposed your NZ Super or Veteran's Pension won't be affected by your partner's overseas pension. He also used his speech to signal changes to KiwiSaver rules could be on the way as well. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says the Government is looking into changing the rules around how long people can live in New Zealand before they receive NZ Super payments. To be eligible for NZ Super, you need to be aged 65 or over and be a legal resident of New Zealand. Married, civil union or de facto couple: both partners qualify. This will be dependent on legislation passing. From 9 November 2020, it's proposed people won't be able to include a non-qualifying partner into their payments.

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people living in mobile homes located outside of caravan parks will be eligible for the living alone rate. In most households both partners work. An Adviser Disclosure statement is available on request and free of charge.

To be eligible under current law they must have lived in New Zealand for at least 10 years since turning 20. Jason Walls is a political reporter for the New Zealand Herald.

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Single: living alone. changing the residency criteria to include time spent working for recognised New Zealand charities overseas, and.

There has been the option in New Zealand for many years now, that a non-qualifying spouse can be included in a qualifying spouse’s NZ Super payment. Once the younger spouse reaches age 65 then the full payment can be received.

Annual rate. Our programmes can help you get ready for work with training and work experience. Before the 2017 election, NZ First's policy was to raise the minimum time spent to 25 years. "It's a serious piece of work, we're working on now.". Find out how we can help if you’re moving house. $16,953. People who are currently included as a non-qualified partner will continue to receive this rate unless their circumstances change.