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The income ranges are based on average weekly earnings for the June quarter of the previous child support year.

We use the average weekly earnings provided by Statistics New Zealand to create an annual figure.

Expenditure tables for 2022

The tables below are based on the June 2020 average weekly earnings.

All children aged 12 and under

Income range 1 child 2 children 3 or more children
$0.00 to $31,960 17 cents for each dollar 24 cents for each dollar 27 cents for each dollar
$31,960 to $63,920 $5,433 plus 15 cents for each dollar over $31,960 $7,670 plus 23 cents for each dollar over $31,960 $8,629 plus 26 cents for each dollar over $31,960
$63,921 to $95,881 $10,227 plus 12 cents for each dollar over $63,921 $15,021 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $63,921 $16,939 plus 25 cents for each dollar over $63,921
$95,882 to $127,841 $14,062 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $95,882 $21,413 plus 18 cents for each dollar over $95,882 $24,929 plus 24 cents for each dollar over $95,882
$127,842 to $159,802 $17,258 plus 7 cents for each dollar over $127,842 $27,166 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $127,842 $32,599 plus 18 cents for each dollar over $127,842
$159,802 and over $19,495 $30,362 $38,352

All children, or the oldest 3, are aged 13 and over

Income range 1 child 2 children 3 or more children
$0.00 to $31,960 23 cents for each dollar 29 cents for each dollar 32 cents for each dollar
$31,961 to $63,920 $7,351 plus 22 cents for each dollar over $31,961 $9,268 plus 28 cents for each dollar over $31,961 $10,227 plus 31 cents for each dollar over $31,961
$63,921 to $95,881 $14,382 plus 12 cents for each dollar over $63,921 $18,217 plus 25 cents for each dollar over $63,921 $20,135 plus 30 cents for each dollar over $63,921
$95,882 to $127,841 $18,217 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $95,882 $26,207 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $95,882 $29,723 plus 29 cents for each dollar over $95,882
$127,842 to $159,801 $21,413 plus 9 cents for each dollar over $127,842 $32,599 plus 13 cents for each dollar over $127,842 $38,991 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $127,842
$159,802 and over $24,289 $36,754 $45,383

At least 1 child aged 0 to 12 and 1 or 2 children aged 13 or over

Income range 2 children 3 or more children
$0.00 to $31,960 26.5 cents for each dollar 29.5 cents for each dollar
$31,961 to $63,920 $8,469 plus 25.5 cents for each dollar over $31,961 $9,428 plus 28.5 cents for each dollar over $31,961
$63,921 to $95,881 $16,619 plus 22.5 cents for each dollar over $63,921 $18,537 plus 27.5 cents for each dollar over $63,921
$95,882 to $127,841 $23,810 plus 19 cents for each dollar over $95,882 $27,326 plus 26.5 cents for each dollar over $95,882
$127,842 to $159,801 $29,882 plus 11.5 cents for each dollar over $127,842 $35,795 plus 19 cents for each dollar over $127,842
$159,802 and over $33,557 $41,867

Expenditure tables from previous years

The income ranges are based on average weekly earnings for the June quarter of the previous child support year.