Working Remotely in New Zealand

What are the rules and regulations that companies have to follow when their team members work remotely in New Zealand?

Overview on remote work regulations in New Zealand

If employees regularly work from home in New Zealand, employers should consider whether this would be a ‘home-workplace’ that requires a health and safety risk assessment.

This could include things like the ergonomics of the workstation setup, fire safety equipment, and first aid kits.


  • NZD 20/week

Recommended allowances

  • Equipment for home office
  • Electricity
  • Home internet

Additional allowances

  • N/A
For more details about remote working regulations in countries around the world check out our remote work regulations guide.

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