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The accounts were with Auckland-based investment company Fisher Funds worth approximately $12,000.
But a provision to make sure workers can use it when they need it is in the works.
Unions are welcoming the increase but say more is still needed.
After a hot start to the year, sales volumes have eased to 2019 levels and demand has cooled too.
An experimental series shows net worth rose 5.5 percent to $2.3 trillion in the three months.
The rest of the region is on the up.
At the moment, only two of 42 general insurers meet expectations.
The numbers for Wednesday's massive Lotto Powerball draw have been drawn.
How do Kiwis manage their money and does it bring happiness?
The schemes can push people into financial hardship.
"Inflation is also a pretty easy way to erode their debt - make it magically disappear."
"Its time for me to do something I really love instead of going back to another corporate job doing 9-5"
A pair of big name wine brands have been forced onto the sales block.
Higher rates are here and on the global horizon.
"If we're earning lots and lots of money from exporting we should get it a bit cheaper here, but the opposite happens."
They've created a machine with rolling brushes like those used in car washes - but this one's for high rises.
The company has been going through a well-publicised process to find a new investor.
The Tasty cheese which is found in New Zealand is not the same as what's in Australian supermarkets.
Starting February 2022, it'll see 25 journalists trained and hired to "share the important perspectives and stories of Aotearoa".
CPI rises 3.3 per cent.
"Although we might be spending more, that's only because prices have increased."
The era of ultra-cheap money looks to be coming to an end after yesterday's Reserve Bank monetary statement.
They say inflated rates of public sector pay are only making private recruitment woes worse.
She had her heart set on a medical career, but that's changed to hospitality.
Yesterday the OCR remained unchanged at 0.25 percent.
Just 17 percent of workers estimated that their average hourly rate after expenses was over $20.
The official cash rate is still 0.25 percent.
"A rate hike (or four) is coming," bank economist says.
However the banks say interest rates are still at historically low levels.
Also, the number of Kiwis who struggle to make ends meet has halved.
They're a step onto the property ladder, but most require a longer city commute.
The Statistics New Zealand food price index shows vegetable prices rose 15 percent in June.
June had the second-lowest number of houses for sale on record, REINZ says.
Stamp collectors are worried New Zealand is closing the chapter on the humble stamp.
From July 24, employees will be entitled to 10 days of sick leave per year.
Her deposit of $56,842 consisted of KiwiSaver, personal savings and profit from investing in the share market.
It comes ahead of this week's Official Cash Rate announcement from the Reserve Bank.
Last week the average was $2.37 a litre and showing no sign of slowing down.
The convicted criminal and former New Zealand rich-lister, Eric Watson, and two others have been charged with insider trading in the United States.