The University of Canterbury is a participating employer of the UniSaver NZ superannuation scheme, which many continuing and fixed term employees are eligible to enrol in. For staff who are eligible for subsidised membership, the University will make contributions to the scheme of up to 6.75%.
KiwiSaver is also available to employees as a superannuation option. KiwiSaver is a voluntary, work based savings initiative implemented by the New Zealand Government on 1 July 2007 to help New Zealanders with their long term saving for retirement, to which the University contributes an employer contribution as per NZ legislation requirements.
To learn more about the two superannuation schemes and eligibility criteria visit: