Saving through the workplace makes it easier for people to save consistently for their retirement. As KiwiSaver is administered through the workplace, employers play an important part in KiwiSaver and have a number of obligations.
How KiwiSaver works
Employees between the age of 18 and 65 will be automatically enrolled in KiwiSaver when they start a new job* (unless you have a similar scheme approved by the Government Actuary). They then have from the end of week two through to the end of week eight to decide if they wish to remain in KiwiSaver or opt out