Membership Benefits

The Voice: Influencing Legislative & Regulatory Change

Workplace Savings NZ ("Workplace Savings") is nationally recognised as the voice of Workplace Savings.

Workplace Savings is frequently involved with consultation on legislative and regulatory change.  We engage with working groups and feedback forums, which provide us valuable opportunities to express the industry's views at critical and formative stages of policy decision-making.

Our network of contacts and our focus on building great relationships with key decision-makers continues to ensure the industry's voice is heard.


Education: Staying Informed on Industry Issues

National Conference

The Workplace Savings NZ National Conference and was last held in Auckland at the Hilton Hotel on the 7th and 8th September 2017.  

The Conference includes presentations by keynote speakers from New Zealand and overseas and also features workshop sessions to broaden members' skills and competence.  


Workplace Savings runs a number of workshops and seminars during the year on topical issues relevant to workplace superannuation.  For more information please click here.

Best Practice Papers

Workplace Savings NZ encourages best practice within the workplace savings industry and provides a vital resource for members by publishing a number of 'Best Practice' papers and guidelines - most recently in the area of KiwiSaver member transfers and significant financial hardship application processing.  These are available exclusively for members to download via the 'Member's Area' of our website.

Online Newsletter

  The newsletter updates members on the latest legislative and political developments relevant to workplace savings.

Quarterly KiwiSaver Scheme Survey

The Workplace Savings surveys provide up to date information for employers and trustees on workplace superannuation trends as they relate to the provision of retirement savings benefits via KiwiSaver schemes.  The data includes current funds under managment (FUM) and member number totals.  This survey data is available through the Members' section of our website.


Recognition: Excellence in Workplace Savings Communication

The Workplace Savings NZ Communication Awards recognise excellence in communications in the workplace retirement savings industry and aims to assist in raising the standard of communications.  

The Communication Awards, which are open to members and non-members, are held annually.

The latest schedule of Communication Awards winners is available on the Communication Awards page.


Networking Events:

Workplace Savings NZ hosts a number of events that provide members with the opportunity to network with industry colleagues and professionals.

Breakfast meetings

Breakfast meetings are held in Auckland and Wellington and feature guest speakers presenting on the hot-topic of the moment, or other topics of interest to the industry.   

After-5 Functions

Workplace Savings NZ runs a number of meetings and events (such as our AGM) as 'after-5' functions to provide a relaxed, informal and fun opportunity for industry colleagues to network.  After-5's are free for members to attend.