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Ngā Hua | Our benefits

Our people work here for many reasons, for those who want to know what’s on our list of standard benefits:


Competitive remuneration (with annual salary reviews against market rates)

Paid parental and long service leave

Flexible working hours

Our employment agreement allows for the purchase of one additional week’s annual leave (with written agreement from your manager)

Exclusive government employee package of personal banking benefits and savings with Westpac(external link)

Kiwisaver – the Government work-based saving initiative to help you save for your retirement. To check your eligibility and find out more about the scheme, please visit KiwiSaver(external link)

A wellbeing initiative supporting activities that make a positive difference to the physical and mental wellbeing of our people

The opportunity to have previous government service recognised towards annual and sick leave entitlements (conditions and criteria apply)

An employee assistance programme (for free, confidential and independent help with any issues affecting your work or personal life)

Discounted healthcare insurance through Southern Cross(external link) and UniMed Insurance(external link)

Regular social club events

Annual flu vaccinations, health checks and eye tests

The opportunity to join Marram Trust(external link) and access holiday homes throughout New Zealand at great rates, as well as financial assistance with healthcare



Growing your potential

We want to you to be the best you can. Whether it’s on-the-job experience, signing up to a course, coaching opportunities, or secondments to other roles within Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency – you can build a varied and successful career with us and grow your potential.