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Proud to serve and support New Zealand veterans and their families
Who is a veteran?
New Zealand veterans are aged from 19 to more than a hundred years old. They include retired people, those in civilian life, and currently-serving personnel. There are around 31,000 New Zealand veterans.
Most requested services and information
- Case management - case managers assess needs and connect veterans and their families with services within their community.
Pensions, entitlements and reimbursements - there are a number of entitlements veterans or their families may be eligible for.
- Information sheets and forms - these can be found under our resources section along with other useful information.
Frequently asked questions Why is the current legislation changing? The War Pensions Act 1954 (the 1954 Act) was passed 60 years ago and is outdated. While the provisions of the...