The Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 provides for:

  • an annuity to be paid to a former Prime Minister, in office for not less than two years, and an annuity for the surviving spouse of a former Prime Minister
  • the Remuneration Authority to set these annuities
  • travel entitlements for former MPs and their spouses or partners
  • travel entitlements within New Zealand for former prime ministers and their spouses or partners.

The annuity is reviewed every year and adjusted as appropriate.

Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 - NZ Legislation(external link) 

Current annuity

Information on the current annuity for former Prime Ministers and surviving spouses is in the following determination:

Parliamentary Annuities Determination 2020(external link)

Current travel provisions

Information on the current provisions for travel for former Prime Ministers and surviving spouses is in the following determination. These provisions are reviewed at least once every parliamentary term.

Members of Parliament (Former Prime Ministers Travel Services) Determination 2017(external link)