COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

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

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What's new

07 August 2020

The Social Housing Register update for the June 2020 is now available

07 August 2020

New weekly reporting, including COVID-19 Income Relief Payment data, is now available

05 August 2020

If you're an employer, you can apply for monthly payments to help you keep or take on new apprentices.

31 July 2020

How it has affected the number of one-off hardship grants

30 July 2020

Read our latest newsletter to find out what we’re working on with our partners and stakeholders to help our Kiwi families and communities to be safe, strong and independent.

16 July 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.

06 July 2020

MSD has today launched three five-year frameworks (2019-2023) for the prevention of family violence across Aotearoa.

26 June 2020

The Student Support Update contains an A3 dashboard and a high-level overview of key information and trends on student statistics.

15 June 2020

Business feedback released

10 June 2020

New report - what Benefit Numbers can contribute to the wider data toolkit

25 May 2020

Budget fact sheets now available online.

10 July 2020

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

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