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Te whiwhi i taku pūtea KiwiSaver mō tōku kāinga tuatahi Getting my KiwiSaver savings for my first home

You may be eligible to withdraw savings from KiwiSaver when buying your first home.
First-time home buyers.

Talk to your KiwiSaver provider and Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities about buying your first home.

You must be in KiwiSaver for at least 3 years before you withdraw funds for your first home.

You can withdraw:

  • your contributions
  • your employer's contributions
  • the government contribution
  • interest you have earned
  • fee subsidies (if you got these).

You must leave $1,000 in your account. Funds transferred from an Australian Complying Superannuation scheme cannot be withdrawn.

Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities KiwiSaver first-home withdrawal webpage 

Use myIR to get proof of your income and KiwiSaver deductions

You can use myIR to create a PDF document of your income and KiwiSaver deductions to support your application through Kāinga Ora.

You can then either print it out or save it.

Log into myIR

Last updated: 28 May 2024
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