Benefits and Rewards

We want employees at KiwiRail to be happy and healthy both inside and outside of work.
With a workforce as diverse as ours, different benefits will appeal to different people. With this in mind, what we offer is constantly evolving based on employee needs and feedback. A full list of benefits and purchasing privileges can be found on our intranet site, iKon.

  • Travel perks

    You will get access to discounted travel on KiwiRail rail and Interislander ferry service and rental cars for yourself and your family. There is no better way to see New Zealand! There is a travel policy on iKon with all the details.

  • Support for you and your loved ones

    Your family matters to you, so they are important to us. We offer funeral support and an Employee Assistance Programme to all our people. The purpose of EAP is to assist employees when they are facing problems in their lives. It is a confidential counselling service available to employees and their families.

  • Live healthy

    Your health & wellbeing is important to us. We have employee discounts available at over 20 different Health & Fitness facilities across the country. Working for KiwiRail means you’ll pay less for health insurance premiums from Southern Cross Health Society. There are a number of versatile plans available providing appropriate choice for people of all needs and lifestyles. call them direct.

  • Invest in you

    We believe in lifelong learning. That’s why at KiwiRail you will receive extensive support and on-going training. In some roles the more you learn, the more you earn and there are career progression opportunities for everyone. KiwiRail actively support employees committed to study where the development has a link to helping an employee contribute to KiwiRail goals and objectives. Talk to the HR Team or check out the Study Assistance Policy on iKon.