Payment dates

Payment dates depend on the type of payment you receive and whether you live within or outside of NZ.

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2021 payment dates
Month Payment dates within NZ Payment dates outside of NZ
January Tuesday 5 — paid early on 31 December
Tuesday 19
Tuesday 5 — paid early on 31 December
February Tuesday 2
Tuesday 16
Tuesday 2
March Tuesday 2
Tuesday 16
Tuesday 30
Tuesday 2
Tuesday 30
April Tuesday 13
Tuesday 27
Tuesday 27
May Tuesday 11
Tuesday 25
Tuesday 25
June Friday 4
Tuesday 22
Tuesday 22
July Tuesday 6
Tuesday 20
Tuesday 20
August Tuesday 3
Tuesday 17
Tuesday 31
Tuesday 17
September Tuesday 14
Tuesday 28
Tuesday 14
October Tuesday 12
Tuesday 26
Tuesday 12
November Tuesday 9
Tuesday 23
Tuesday 9
December To be confirmed Tuesday 7
2020 payment dates
Month Payment dates within NZ Payment dates outside of NZ
January Tuesday 7
Tuesday 21
Tuesday 7
February Tuesday 4
Tuesday 18
Tuesday 4
March Tuesday 3
Tuesday 17
Tuesday 31
Tuesday 3
Tuesday 31
April Thursday 9
Tuesday 28
Tuesday 28

May Tuesday 12
Tuesday 26
Tuesday 26
June Tuesday 9
Tuesday 23
Tuesday 23
July Tuesday 7
Tuesday 21
Tuesday 21
August Tuesday 4
Tuesday 18
Tuesday 18
September Tuesday 1
Tuesday 15
Tuesday 29
Tuesday 15
October Tuesday 13
Tuesday 27
Tuesday 13
November Tuesday 10
Tuesday 24
Tuesday 10
December

Tuesday 8
Tuesday 22
Thursday 31

Tuesday 8
Thursday 31

2019 payment dates
Month Payment dates within NZ Payment dates outside of NZ
January Tuesday 8
Tuesday 22
Tuesday 8
February Tuesday 5
Tuesday 19
Tuesday 5
March Tuesday 5
Tuesday 19
Tuesday 5
April Tuesday 2
Tuesday 16
Tuesday 30
Tuesday 2
Tuesday 30
May Tuesday 14
Tuesday 28
Tuesday 28
June Tuesday 11
Tuesday 25
Tuesday 25
July Tuesday 9
Tuesday 23
Tuesday 23
August Tuesday 6
Tuesday 20
Tuesday 20
September Tuesday 3
Tuesday 17
Tuesday 17
October Tuesday 1
Tuesday 15
Tuesday 29
Tuesday 15
November Tuesday 12
Tuesday 26
Tuesday 12
December Tuesday 10
Tuesday 24
Tuesday 10

Events affecting payments

Public holidays

Payments due to be paid on Tuesday 8 June 2021 will now be paid on Friday 4 June 2021.

Unplanned events affecting payments

There are currently no events affecting payment dates. Payment dates have not been affected by COVID-19. 

We'll update this page if an event — such as a natural disaster — affects payment dates.

What payments these dates are for

The payment dates are for:

Payments