Veteran's Pension is a payment every two weeks, similar to NZ Superannuation but with some additional benefits.
Veteran's Pension is administered and paid by the Ministry of Social Development — not by Veterans' Affairs.
Learn more about the Veteran's Pension
The payment rates for the Veteran's Pension change every year. The Notice of Authority serves as the official notice of the payment rate change.
Notice of Authority
This Notice is issued under section 170 of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014 and Regulation 42 of the Veterans’ Support Regulations 2014. It comes into force on and from 1 April 2023.
Rates of veteran’s pension
This Notice specifies the rates of Veteran’s Pension payable on and from 1 April 2023 under Part 6 of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014 Act (subject to any abatement under regulation 42A).
||Amount per week ($NZD)
|Single person living alone
|Single person sharing accommodation
|Relationship (partner not receiving superannuation or pension)
|Relationship (partner not receiving superannuation or pension) legacy rate
Issued by Veterans’ Affairs New Zealand