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Christmas/New Year holiday information

Office closure

Our office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year period.

Our enquiry line will:

  • close at 12pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019.
  • reopen at 8am on Monday 6 January 2020.

There are a number of other organisations that will be providing support while we're closed for the holiday season.

Visit our 'Need urgent help now?' page for more details


Public holidays will not affect payment dates in 2019. 

The December payments to New Zealand accounts are on:

  • 10 December 2019
  • 24 December 2019

The December payment date to overseas accounts is on:

  • 10 December 2019

List of payment dates for 2019 and 2020


23 December 2019