Building Financial Capability

  • Free confidential advice and support
  • Support whanau to develop a focused financial plan to get control of their financial lives
  • Repayment of debt options
  • Advocacy and or negotiations with creditors or other lenders
  • Kiwisaver Financial Hardship applications
  • Work and Income applications, budget worksheet, and advocacy.

Taiohi Ararau - Passport to Life

Taiohi Ararau - Passport to Life is an innovation programme that supports young Māori aged 15-24 who are not receiving a benefit and not in employment, education or training.  Through the programme, taiohi and their whānau work with us to get essential documents including:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Driver's licence
  • IRD number
  • Bank account
These documents are tools to assist young people on the pathway to further education, training or employment.

Matihiko o Pokapu - Digital Hub

  • Banking education and support
  • Building financial literacy and management capabilities
  • Advocacy / liaising between whanau and banks.
  • Internet technology support for the elderly and those less tech-savvy transitioning to digital processes
  • Educating users to ensure they have a greater understanding of internet security and safer practices.