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Funding boost for Coromandel regional budgeting services

Funding boost for Coromandel regional budgeting services.

May 7, 2014

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson says he’s pleased the region’s excellent budgeting services are getting a big boost in this year’s budget.

Scott Simpson MP says ”Around the Coromandel electorate we have a number of local organisations doing a great job helping people learn how to budget.

People who’ve benefitted from their advice tell me they’re pleased they can now manage their money themselves. This $22 million in extra funding will mean budgeting services can continue their work throughout our communities.”

Mr Simpson said the funding shows the National government’s commitment to deliver better public services to all New Zealanders.

The investment will see a 61 per cent increase in Government funding over the next two years.

Agencies in the region helping people get their finances in order include:

Paeroa Community Support Trust Paeroa 3640

Waihi Family Budget Service Incorporated Waihi 3610

Whitianga Community Services Trust Whitianga 3542

Te Aroha Family Budgeting Services Incorporated Te Aroha 3342

Coromandel Budget Advisory Service Incorporated Coromandel 3543

Ebenezer Community Trust T/A Thames Baptist Ministries Thames 3500

Thames Budget Service Thames 3540

Whangamata Community Services Trust Whangamata 3620

Runanga Ngai Tamawhariua Incorporated Katikati 3166

ENDS

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