We help New Zealanders to be safe, strong and independent.

We’re working towards this through providing:

  • employment, income support and superannuation services
  • funding to community service providers
  • policy and advice to government
  • student allowances and loans
  • public housing assistance.

What's new

11 June 2018

A new round of funding from the Children and Families Research Fund opens on 3 July 2018.

08 June 2018

The new Ministry will be established from 1 August and officially operating from 1 October 2018.

07 June 2018

This study was commissioned to add to the evidence about the Kickstart Breakfasts programme, and provide quantitative assessment of its impact on students’ health outcomes.

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