COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Information for people affected by COVID-19, including individuals, employers and community providers.

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What's new

29 May 2020

We have updated our COVID-19 reporting page, new data is now available.

25 May 2020

Budget fact sheets now available online.

25 May 2020

The Government has announced new support for people who’ve lost their jobs because of the impacts of COVID-19

20 May 2020

Social Housing Register statistics for the March 2020 quarter is now available.

20 May 2020

You may have received an email asking you to complete an online survey telling us about the effect of COVID-19 on your business and how effective the Wage Subsidy has been for you.

11 May 2020

The Government is investing an additional $183 million over the next four years in MSD-funded specialist family violence services for victims/survivors and perpetrators of family violence, including elder abuse.

30 April 2020

In our latest newsletter we look at some of the innovative ways the BFC sector is helping New Zealanders meet their financial challenges under COVID-19.

23 April 2020

The Benefit Fact Sheets provide a high-level view of trends and are broken down by different benefits, gender, age groups and payment types.

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