Children's Bursary payment rates

Family support payment rates as of 1 April 2021.

Annual payment

A Children's' Bursary is paid once a year.

About Children's Bursary

All payment rates are before tax.

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Annual payment rates for children not of a Veteran's Pension recipient
Child's circumstances Payment amount
Full time schooling, years 9-13 NZD$487.71
Full-time study, tertiary NZD$578.74
Part-time study, tertiary NZD$243.84

Annual payment rates for children of Veteran's Pension recipients
Child's circumstances Payment amount
Full time schooling, years 9-13 NZD$975.51
Full-time study, tertiary NZD$1157.55
Part-time study, tertiary NZD$487.69