Other payments payment rates

Other payment rates as of 1 April 2018.

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Battery Allowance

Battery Allowance is calculated as a weekly financial support and paid:

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

Payment dates

About Battery Allowance

All payment rates are before tax.

Type of health aidWeekly amount
One hearing aid (monaural) NZD$1.08
Two hearing aids (binaural) NZD$2.19
Retirement Lump Sum

A Retirement Lump Sum is a one-time payment of NZD$34,259.52

Retirement Lump Sum information

To be able to receive a Retirement Lump Sum your assets must be under a certain threshold. The threshold amount depends on your circumstances.

All payment rates are before tax.

Your circumstancesThreshold amount
Couple without a house or vehicle NZD$311,450.16
Single with or without a house or vehicle NZD$519,083.61
Couple with either a house or vehicle NZD$519,083.61
Clothing Allowance

Clothing Allowance is calculated as a weekly financial support and paid:

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

Payment dates

About Clothing Allowance

All payment rates are before tax.

Your circumstancesWeekly amount
Loss of two limbs or parts of two limbs NZD$23.73
Loss of leg or part of leg NZD$22.90
Loss of arm or part or arm NZD$16.59
Needing to use a mechanical appliance Up to NZD$16.59
Soiling of clothing NZD$16.59
Travel Allowance

Travel Allowance is calculated as a weekly financial support and paid:

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

Payment dates

About Travel Allowance

All payment rates are before tax.

Weekly amount
NZD$25.76
Decorations Allowance for United Kingdom gallantry awards

The Decoration Allowance is only available for those that have received a UK gallantry award.

It is calculated as a weekly financial support and paid:

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

All payment rates are before tax.

Weekly amount
NZD$32.07
Motor Vehicle Grant

A Motor Vehicle Grant is a one-off payment.

All payment rates are before tax.

Your circumstances

Amount

Total lower body impairment NZD$19,127.40
Sever lower body impairment NZD$8,612.53
Needing modified controls NZD$3,089.93