Minimum Wages in New Zealand increased to 15.25 NZD/Hour in 2016 from 14.75 NZD/Hour in 2015. Minimum Wages in New Zealand averaged 13.02 NZD/Hour from 2006 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 15.25 NZD/Hour in 2016 and a record low of 10.25 NZD/Hour in 2006. In New Zealand, minimum wage refers to the lowest gross wage per hour and normally is increased every year. In 2014 54,600 New Zealanders workers were under the minimum wage. This page provides – New Zealand Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.