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Work and Income

Te Hiranga Tangata

They help people get jobs by providing:

  • workshops and practical advice for getting work
  • training, seminars or work experience to build up confidence and skills
  • grants and subsidies to encourage employers to provide work
  • income support to help people get into, and stay in work
  • practical support for people with the right experience to start a business.

They also support employers to find staff by providing:

  • a work broker to help find the right people
  • training and seminars to help clients get up to speed quickly
  • wage subsidies to help with the costs of employing staff.

They provide income support to those in need through:

  • benefits for people unable to support themselves
  • allowances for people on low-to-middle incomes.


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Ministry of Social Development

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