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New Zealand is set to increase its minimum wage from April 2023, aiming to enhance fair pay and living conditions for low-income workers. The adjustment will raise the adult minimum wage by $1.50 to $22.70 per hour, in line with a 7.2% inflation rate. Additionally, the training minimum wage will increase by $1.20 to $18.16 per hour. Employers are urged to prepare for the change, ensuring compliance with the law. Industries like retail, with a high number of minimum wage earners, will be significantly impacted.
New Zealand's Long-Term Skill Shortage List comprises various occupations facing a shortage of skilled workers, making them eligible for immigration purposes. Here we provide a summary of some of the careers on this list, reflecting the demand and opportunities available for skilled professionals wanting to work in New Zealand.
To many employees it then comes as a shock to see their employer contributions consistently lower than expected on their kiwisaver statement. Why is that? There are two main reasons why the amounts received from your employer in your kiwisaver account don't match the amounts that have come from your salary contributions.