What we can do for
Seniors / Ko ngā Kaumātua
We're here to support people as they age, to be happy, healthy and valued.
The Ministry of Social Development offers a number of different services for seniors. This is a comprehensive resource to describe these services and provide you with appropriate contact information.
About 800 current Work and Income or Seniors clients are not currently being paid the right Accommodation Supplement amount.
If you’re worried you might be one of these clients, you don’t need to contact us – we’ll call you to talk to you about what it means for you.
NZ Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension rates will increase by 2.73 per cent on 1 April, so that the married rate continues to equal 66% of the average net wage.
You may be eligible for New Zealand Superannuation (NZ Super) or Veteran's Pension when you turn 65.
There is additional support available to help with your health, help you at home and keep you safe. If you're a caregiver, there is also financial support available.
The Office for Seniors:
For information, visit the: