Business people.

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National Office - Ministry of Social Development

Street address:

Bowen State Building
Bowen Street
Wellington 6011

Mail address:

Ministry of Social Development
P O Box 1556
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Phone: 64 4 916 3300
Fax: 64 4 918 0099

For services

If you’d like help for yourself, your family or someone you know, or would like to talk about the service you have received from us, please contact the relevant service line or submit your enquiry online:

To report a suspected fraud

Most people are honest and use Government services fairly. If you have information about someone who is misusing any of our services, please contact us.

Call us on 0800 556 006 or Contact us by email

The Work and Income and StudyLink websites have more information about reporting a suspected fraud, including information on some things we may want to know which will help us to investigate your report.

For research access to Ministry of Social Development information

The Ministry receives many requests for access to clients, staff or information (both historical and current) for research purposes. 

Our offices

Business people.

Contact us by email

If your enquiry is about a Work and Income benefit or payment please telephone on 0800 559 009. Visit the Contact Us page on the Work and Income website for more details.

For Child, Youth and Family call 0508 326 459.

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