New Zealand All

Overview

Currency

NZ$ New Zealand Dollar

WORKING HOURS

40 hours / week

PUBLIC/BANK HOLIDAYS

11 days per year

CAPITAL

Wellington

LANGUAGE

English & Māori

REMOTE WORKERS

260,000

MINIMUM HOURLY SALARY

NZ$ 19.90

TAX YEAR

1st Apr - 31st Mar

DATE FORMAT

DD / MM / YYYY

MISCLASSIFICATION PENALTIES

Misclassification fines include back-payments for PAYE, minimum wage, holiday and leave entitlements plus penalties starting at NZ$ 30,000. Directors and managers may be personally fined if involved.

FUN FACT

New Zealand was the first country to give women the right to vote and to introduce pensions for the elderly.

 

 
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