Family pensions payment rates

Family pension rates as of 1 April 2022.

Weekly payment

Pensions paid to family members are calculated as a weekly financial support and paid:

  • every two weeks within NZ, or
  • every four weeks outside of NZ.

There are pensions for surviving spouses or partners, dependents, and children.

Payment dates

About Surviving Spouse or Partner Pension

About Children's Pension

About Dependant's Pension

Weekly payment rates

All payment rates are before tax.

Pension Weekly amount
Surviving Spouse or Partner Pension NZD$182.63
Children's Pension NZD$195.55
Dependant's Pension NZD$182.63