More than 200,000 New Zealanders and their families will benefit from the New Zealand minimum wage increase to $17.70 an hour on 1 April 2019. This is an increase of $1.20.
The Government has also set indicative rates of $18.90 from 1 April 2020 and to $20 from 1 April 2021. These rates will be subject to each year’s annual review.
To find out more about the minimum wage increase, head to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment website or call us anytime on (06) 878 8824.