The current adult minimum wage rates (before tax) that apply for employees aged 16 or over are:
- $16.50 an hour; which is:
- $132.00 for an 8-hour day or
- $660.00 for a 40-hour week or
- $1,320.00 for a 80-hour fortnight.
For information on the starting out wage and employees under 16, visit employment.govt.nz/er/pay/minimumwage/.