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

What
You may be eligible to withdraw savings from KiwiSaver when buying your first home.
Who
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 Funds transferred from an Australian Complying Superannuation scheme cannot be withdrawn.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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