Financial hardship withdrawals - Covid-19

Are you thinking of making a KiwiSaver hardship withdrawal?

We know many New Zealander’s are worried about their finances. Below we provide information to consider when thinking about a hardship withdrawal due to COVID-19.

  • Firstly, you can find information about direct financial support such as wage subsidies, help with essential costs and other income support as detailed on the COVID-19 website.
  • You can access the support of a financial mentor through the Money Talks helpline. Start by visiting the Money Talks website.

  • You can also find a variety of tools to work through your finances on the Government’s Sorted website.

  • You can talk to your bank and find information about mortgage repayment holidays.

If after reviewing the information across these websites, you would like to proceed with a hardship withdrawal, please download and complete this withdrawal form and contact us for assistance with your application.