Kiwi Hero plans
It’s only fair Kiwis on the front line get discounted plans to keep their good work going. While Covid lockdown restrictions are in place, our Kiwi Heroes don’t need to show us their ID to be eligible for our discounted plans if they can’t get into a store. Eligible professions include:
- Early childcare / Kindergarten teachers: Practicing or tertiary qualification only
- Primary Teachers
- Secondary Teachers
- Rescue Helicopter: Operational Crew
- Coast guards
- Land Search and Rescue Volunteers
- Wellington free ambulance
- Amateur Radio Emergency communications members
- Surf Lifesaving
Essential services and trade staff
- Supermarket staff (until 30th Sept)
- Service station attendants (until 30th Sept)
- Dairy owners and shop assistants (until 30th Sept)
- Accommodation facility workers (until 30th Sept)
- Funeral directors (until 30th Sept)
- Hardware store workers (until 30th Sept)
- Tradespeople (e.g. plumbers, builders, electricians) (until 30th Sept)
- Mechanics (until 30th Sept)
- Locksmiths (until 30th Sept)
- Security service workers (until 30th Sept)
- Nurses, including nursing assistants
- Retirement home and aged care workers (until 30th Sept)
- Veterinary service providers (until 30th Sept)
- Workers who provide essential care for animals (until 30th Sept)
- Mental health workers (until 30th Sept)
- Addiction support workers (until 30th Sept)
- Social workers (until 30th Sept)
- Labtests NZ staff
- Pharmacy staff (until 30th Sept)
- Biosecurity officers
Transportation and rural workers
- Courier and delivery drivers (until 30th Sept)
- Taxi and ride-share drivers (until 30th Sept)
- Freight and transport workers (until 30th Sept)
- Dairy farmers (until 30th Sept)
- Pest controllers (until 30th Sept)
- Horticulture workers (until 30th Sept)
- Air Force (force for families)
- Corrections employees
- Custom officers
- Police association members
*Fair use policy applies
^Plan Data: Allocated data at max speeds then reduced max speeds of 1.2mbps. Data Hour: Max speeds everyday for 40GB/m then reduced max speeds of 1mbps. Hotspotting speeds may be reduced further during periods of network congestion. At reduced speeds your experience will be impacted. Register on the Data Clock app for your free hour of data per day. See www.2degrees.nz/data-clock for details on registering for the Data Clock app. T&Cs apply.
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Things to know
It’s easy! Just pop into your nearest 2degrees store at a time that suits you. Because we need to have a look at your employment ID before we sign you up, we’re unable to complete the process over the phone or online. (For Teacher Aides, a teacher registration letter or Ministry of Education registration letter is required. This does not include student teachers as we already provide a student discount.
When you join us, you’ll see Kiwi Hero Plan price on your first bill.
If you’re already with us, you’ll see your Kiwi Hero Plan price on the first bill you receive after you’ve signed up.
If you feel as though your job or industry should be eligible for the Kiwi Hero Plan, please email KiwiHeroPlans@2degrees.nz and we’ll consider adding it in future.
Yes, you can have a Kiwi Hero $51 or $68 Plan as the Group Plan leader and add Group Plan members, you can ask our Care team for more details.
No problems, since you’ve done your bit for NZ we think it’s only fair you keep the specially discounted Kiwi Hero Plan pricing for as long as you stay on an eligible Kiwi Hero Plan with us.
Deals for good sorts
Free Data Hour:
Fair Use Policy applies.
During times of network congestion, customers may experience slower data speeds. Maximum tethering/hotspotting speeds up to 1Mbps.
Buy a current Carryover Plan or Combo to receive an hour of free data per day. Redeemed via the Data Clock app. See Data Clock app for details. Data does not carry over and will expire if it isn’t used each day. You will lose the data if you leave our network. Minimum $20 Top Up applies for Prepay. 2degrees reserves the right to amend or cancel this offer at any time. Plan and Combo T&Cs apply, visit 2degrees.nz for full T&Cs.
Unlimited Calls and Texts to NZ & Aussie
Calls and texts to Norfolk Island and Australian Antarctic Territory are excluded.
Carryover Mins to NZ & Aussie
Calls to Norfolk Island and Australian Antarctic Territory are excluded.
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