We help New Zealanders to help themselves 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
  • social housing assistance.

What's new

14 March 2018

Newsletter for community representatives provides updates on policy and procedure, legislation etc... 

06 March 2018

Each factsheet gives MSD and the housing sector a localised view of the progress MSD is making.

01 February 2018

See the latest Social Housing Register figures across New Zealand.

01 February 2018

The Housing Quarterly Report provides a fuller picture of the progress MSD is making to bring on additional housing supply, and how we’re supporting people for the period ending 31 December 2017.

18 January 2018

A high-level view of recent trends in benefit receipt.

14 December 2017

Details of the Families Package, providing support to improve incomes for low and middle income families with children.

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