Lamington: I’m so glad we’re entitled to parental leave, payments and a job to come back to...because I’m expecting baby lamingtons!
Coffee cup: Baby Lamingtons, yum!
Lamington: You take it too far, don’t you?
Sandwich: Get more info about parental leave here on Employment.govt.nz
Parental leave payment
Employees and self-employed people may be able get a government-funded parental leave payment while they’re not working and are caring for a new child.
Tools and Resources
Parental leave and payment eligibility tool
Use our tool to determine if you or your partner are entitled to parental leave.
Employment Learning Modules
Know your other leave rights and obligations.
Leave and holidays guide - PDF 1.7MB
A guide to employees’ minimum leave and holiday entitlements.