There are 32 cases of the virus known to be in the country.
"So they don't have to leave isolation for any financial pressures and risk spreading the virus further."
New Zealand currently has 23 cases in the current monkeypox outbreak.
It brings the total number of cases to 23.
All were identified through community transmission.
The Ministry of Health says the risk remains "low".
It brings the total number to nine.
The person has recently returned from overseas and is currently isolating in the Auckland region.