They received all of their New Zealand pension, in addition to any pension they could receive from the United Kingdom. However, the position changed in 1969, when the agreement between the United Kingdom and the NZ of 1956 was revised. Section 70 of the Social Security Act 1964 required that New Zealand pensions be reduced by the amount of pension paid into the social security system of another country, including the United Kingdom. International Services uses certain criteria to decide who can receive an allowance or pension in New Zealand and how much is paid. When a partner receives a foreign pension but does not receive payments from New Zealand, his foreign pension does not reduce the New Zealand Superannuation or his partner`s veterans` pension. If your partner receives NZ Super or Veteran`s Pension, your British pension has no influence on it. Even if your partner has a foreign pension but does not receive a New Zealand benefit, his or her foreign pension has no influence on the New Zealand Superannuation or his partner`s veterans` pension. Perhaps an annual income of hundreds of millions of dollars was too much for the New Zealand government to give up. The result is that 99% of British migrants have never learned, or too late, that they can qualify for both pensions through voluntary payments. As a general rule, the amount you receive is roughly the amount you would receive in New Zealand or the pension you would receive if you had lived in New Zealand all your life. The rules governing international agreements are complex.
You should talk to us to clarify your individual situation. If the amount you receive from your foreign pension is greater than your NZ super-right, you will only receive your foreign pension. If you can qualify for a foreign pension, your super or NZ veterans` pension is reduced to the base of the dollar. The total amount you will receive will be the same as someone in NZ has remained for their entire professional life. British expats in New Zealand are well aware of other disparities in British pensions. British pensioners living in the European Union, the United States and some Commonwealth countries have linked their pension rates to inflation. But for those living in 48 of the 54 Commonwealth countries, including New Zealand, there is no annual adjustment: the British pension is frozen in the amount it had at the time of the first payment. In certain circumstances, work and income may apply to other governments, from which you can benefit from a similar benefit or pension. Subject to the provisions of paragraphs 4 and 6 of this article, for the right to a basic pension under UK law by a person to whom paragraph 2 of this section does not apply, a person in the United Kingdom or residing in the United Kingdom is treated as if he or she, in the case of an application made by a married woman or a widow because of the insurance of her husband of her husband. , for each week she was in New Zealand, would have paid a Class 3 dues. In general, supernuitaters and veterans who receive a state pension receive a lower rate of New Zealand supernuation or veterans` pension.
If your state pension exceeds the amount of the New Zealand super-insurance or veterans` pension that you would have received if it was your only source of pension, you still receive only your public pension. for the old-age pension, widow`s allowance or orphan allowance provided for by UK law within 26 weeks of his last arrival in that country; Or if you already receive a foreign pension, you need to let people know about work and income.