Useful links

There are a number of great websites when it comes to budgeting and money management while you're studying.


Apply online for a student loan or allowance.
StudyLink website

Inland Revenue Department (IRD)

The IRD can answer your queries regarding general student loan enquiries, Kiwisaver, child support, family assistance, tax, and how to obtain a IRD number.
IRD website


Sorted is dedicated to helping you manage your money and personal finances. It will help you budget and plan for your future.
Sorted website

NZFFBS (New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services)

This site helps with family budgeting.
New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services website

Healthy Food Guide

Monthly magazine that helps you make healthy food decisions. Contains ideas, interesting articles, recipes and information on specific foods.
Health Food Guide website

Tenancy Services

This site provides information and advocacy for renters.
Tenancy Services website