Saving for your first home? Mercer KiwiSaver can help

Kiwisaver benefits

Mercer has been helping Kiwis save for their best possible retirement for over 60 years. Our team of investment experts search the globe to find some of the best investments to help grow your KiwiSaver money and we invest responsibly.

The Mercer KiwiSaver scheme has achieved a Platinum rating for the 6th consecutive year by an independent research agency, SuperRatings for delivering value for money to our KiwiSaver customers and we are proud to be recognised for our investment performance and commitment to helping Kiwis get ahead financially. 

To join the Mercer KiwiSaver scheme, you can apply online, or download the Product Disclosure Statement, complete the application form at the back and post it to us. If you have any questions about the sign up form, please call us on 0508 637 237.

You are eligible to join or be in KiwiSaver if you are a New Zealand citizen, or entitled to live in New Zealand indefinitely (for example if you are a resident). You can’t join KiwiSaver if you are holding a temporary, visitor, work or student permit. Find out more here.



Benefits include:

Performance – We have a strong track record in investment performance and our default investment option (Conservative option) has delivered strong returns compared with the other default providers. Our performance details can be found here.

Investment Choice –  Making the right KiwiSaver investment choice could make a big difference to your future first home or retirement savings and you can choose from seven investment options with Mercer. Take our five question quiz to see which investment option could be right for you and you can choose to switch investment options at the end by signing in to your online account or calling us on 0508 637 237.

First home withdrawal - Saving for your first home? Once you’ve been a contributing KiwiSaver member for three years, you can withdraw all or part of your KiwiSaver savings to use towards the purchase of your first home. Before you take the leap, read our free guide to the KiwiSaver Home Start Scheme.

Financial advice for free - If you have any questions about maximising your investment or need help with your investment decision, call us on 0508 637 237 to speak to a financial adviser for free.  You can also request a call back or email us at





Experience – Mercer’s significant scale in researching investment managers globally provides us with access to some of the best ideas from more than 6,380 investment managers globally and over 34,500 different strategies (as at 31 March 2019).

This product is issued by Mercer (N.Z.) Limited. For information about this product, please refer to the Product Disclosure Statement.

This information has been prepared by Mercer (N.Z.) Limited.  The information contained on this page is intended for general guidance only and is not personalised to you. It does not take into account your particular financial situation or goals. Before making any investment decision, you should refer to the Product Disclosure Statement or consult an appropriately authorised adviser.  The Mercer KiwiSaver scheme was rated “best value for money” in the SuperRatings’ 2020 KiwiSaver scheme assessment and you can view the award criteria here.    

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