Notices

We periodically publish notices and other legal notifications.

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The latest Veteran's Pension rate 2022

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 2022.

Rates of veteran’s pension

This Notice specifies the rates of Veteran’s Pension payable on and from 1 April 2022 under Part 6 of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014 Act (subject to any abatement under regulation 42A).

Notice

  • The single living alone rate is $538.24 per week.
  • The single sharing accommodation rate is $495.10 per week.
  • The relationship rate is $408.66 per week.
  • The relationship (partner not receiving superannuation or pension) rate is $774.70 per week.
  • The relationship (partner not receiving superannuation or pension) legacy rate is $817.32 per week.

Issued by Veterans’ Affairs New Zealand

Update to Burial and Cremation declarations of Operational Service in Afghanistan and Pakistan