- New Zealand minimum wage to increase to NZ 22.70 per hour, with training and starting-out minimum wages also rising to NZ 18.16 per hour
The government of New Zealand will increase the country’s minimum wage to NZ 22.70 per hour on April 1, 2023. The training and starting-out minimum wages will also rise to NZ 18.16 per hour, remaining at 80% of the adult minimum wage. This increases from the current minimum rate of NZ 16.96 per hour.
What are the Changes?
The government of New Zealand will increase the country’s minimum wage on April 1, 2023. According to the government, this is an increase of NZ 1.50 per hour.
The government will review the minimum wage rate again in the latter half of 2023. Continue to check the government of New Zealand’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, New Zealand