Social Support

The Ministry of Social Development offers a number of different services for seniors.

For full information visit the Senior Services site at Work and Income:

Apply for NZ Super

With more and more seniors using the internet to help manage their lives, you may like to add applying for New Zealand Superannuation to that list.  We've put together information to help.

Top 10 questions on NZ Super

If you have any questions about your Superannuation or Veteran's Pension, you might find this page helpful.

Our Senior Services Team has put together a list of the Top Ten most common questions we get asked about New Zealand Superannuation and Veterans Pensions (and provided the answers, of course).

Extra financial help

A summary of the extra financial help you may be enttitled to if you're over 65 and receiving New Zealand Superannuation or the Veteran’s Pension,

Caring for an older family member or friend

Resources available to provide guidance, tips and information to help support you if you are caring for an older family member or friend.

Grandparents as carers

If you're a grandparent carer, here's where you'll find information to help make it easier.