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I am on the pension and was working but became ill and

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I am on the pension and was working but became ill and cannot work at the moment, can I get a sickness benefit to help until I can return to work in NZ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 year ago.

If you are receiving National Superannuation then you cannot revive any other benefits like sickness benefits but you are still entitled to get the pension. There are some special top up payments you can get however such as rent assistance. Do you need links to apply for those?

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