Veteran's Pension payment rates
Veteran's Pension payment rates as of 1 April 2018.
Veteran's Pension is administered and paid by the Ministry of Social Development
Veteran's Pension is calculated as a weekly financial support and paid:
- every two weeks within NZ, or
- every four weeks outside of NZ.
About the Veteran's Pension
Weekly payment rate
All payment rates are before tax.
|Your situation||Weekly amount|
|Single living alone
|Single sharing accommodation
|Relationship—non-qualifying partner at old rate
Lump Sum on death of veteran or their spouse
One time lump sum on death of a veteran or their spouse.
|Type of payment||Payment amount|
|On death of veteran
|If a veteran was receiving a war veterans' allowance before 1 April 1990
|On death of a veteran's spouse or partner