Services that are offered through Heartland Services and which agencies provide them.
To find out if the service you want is offered at your nearest centre, or to make an appointment with an agency representative, go to the Services near you page.
New Zealand's accident compensation scheme provides 24-hour no-fault personal accident insurance cover. The services covered are:
- ACC levies
- Compensation for accidents
- Preventing injuries in the workplace.
For more information about ACC go to their website.
Careers New Zealand
Careers NZ assist you with deciding on a job, training or career path that's right for you, with information and support at any age or stage of your life.
For more information about Careers NZ go to their website.
Child, Youth and Family
Child, Youth and Family is the government agency that has legal powers to intervene to protect and help children who are being abused or neglected or who have problem behaviour. The services covered are:
- Funding for services for children, young people and families
- Protection of children
For more information about Child, Youth and Family go to their website.
Department of Corrections
The Department of Corrections manages offenders on sentences and orders imposed by Courts and the Parole Board. They can assist with:
- Probation services
For more information about the Department of Corrections go to their website.
Ministry of Justice - Courts
Part of the Ministry's role is to provide services and facilities that support judicial decision-making processes and the process of bringing proceedings to courts, tribunals and authorities to be heard and decided. Services offered at Heartland Service Centres include:
- Legal advice
- Youth justice
For more information about the Ministry of Justice go to their website website
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)
MBIE provides information, services and support covering almost every aspect of work and business. They can assist with:
- Business support
- Consumer affairs
- Employment law and regulation
- Information about health and safety
- Workforce data and information.
For more information about MBIE and links to all their websites go to the MBIE website
Housing New Zealand
Housing New Zealand provides New Zealanders with access to good quality, affordable homes. It is also the government's main advisor on housing, and services related to housing.
For more information about Housing New Zealand go to their website
Inland Revenue advises about obligations and entitlements concerning tax, rebates, child support and family assistance and student loans. They can assist with:
- Business tax advice
- Child support
- Personal tax advice
For more information about Inland Revenue go to their website.
New Zealand's Department of Internal Affairs administers:
- Lottery and community grants and funds
- Registering births, civil unions, marriages and deaths
- Social services for children, young people and their families.
For more information about Internal Affairs go to their website.
Māori Land Court
The Māori Land Court (Te Kooti Whenua Māori) hears matters relating to Māori land. They can assist with:
- Appointing a trustee
- Māori land titles and ownership
- Whanau trusts.
For more information about the Māori Land Court go to their website.
Ministry for Primary Industries
The Ministry for Primary Industries informs, advises, regulates and delivers services relating to the agriculture, forestry, rural affairs, biosecurity and food safety. They can assist with:
- Control of pests and diseases
- Policies, regulations and guidelines
- Sustainable farming
- Food safety
Services can be accessed:
By phone: +64 4 894 0100 or by visiting the Ministry for Primary Industry website.
StudyLink is a service of the Ministry of Social Development and is responsible for Student Allowances, Student Loans and Unemployment Benefit Student Hardship.
- Student allowances
Services can be accessed:
By Phone: 0800 88 99 00 or by visiting the StudyLink website.
Te Puni Kōkiri
Te Puni Kōkiri's work focuses on providing high quality policy advice to Government. It also provides services to assist Māori achieve their development aims. They can assist with:
- Building a business
- Community funding
- Study scholarships
Work and Income
Work and Income helps job seekers and pays income support on behalf of the Government. They can assist with:
- Community Services Card
- Disability costs
- Finding employees
- Income support
- Job vacancies
- Selling your skills
- Vacancy advertising.
For more information about Work and Income go to their website.
Workbridge provides a professional employment service for people with all types of disabilities and injuries no matter what the disability or skill level. A person may have a disability from birth or as a result of an illness or injury.
Workbridge also administers support funding on behalf of Work and Income. This funding can be used to help with additional costs directly relating to a person's disability when entering training, a job or self employment.
For more information about Workbridge go to their website.