Retirement Commissioner's review of retirement income policies

The Retirement Commissioner is required to review the Government’s retirement income policies every 3 years, under the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001.

2016 review of retirement income policies

The Retirement Commissioner completed the most recent review in December 2016. The review contains recommendations relating to:

  • New Zealand Superannuation settings
  • KiwiSaver settings
  • implications of the ageing workforce
  • assistance to vulnerable groups in retirement.

Retirement Commissioner’s recommendations(external link)

Signed Government response [PDF, 428 KB]