To be accountable to our stakeholders and funders for our financial and ethical performances...

We would like to thank and acknowledge

  • Tertiary Education Commission
  • Literacy Aotearoa Inc
  • Ministry of Social Development

We acknowledge the resource support of:

  • All membership poupou of Literacy Aotearoa Inc
  • All branches affiliated to New Zealand Federation of Family Budget Services Inc
  • Birthright (Hutt Valley) Inc
  • Consumers Institute
  • JR McKenzie
  • Kōkiri Seaview Kereana Olsen Trust Marae
  • Lower Hutt District Court
  • Lower Hutt Women’s Centre
  • Lower Hutt Community Law Centre
  • Ngā Kaunihera Kaumātua o Te Whanganui a Tara
  • Nāku Ēnei Tamariki Trust
  • Road Safety Lower Hutt
  • Salvation Army - Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt and Wainuiomata
  • SuperGrans Charitable Trust
  • Te Puni Kōkiri - Ministry of Māori Development
  • Wellington Law Centre
  • Wainuiomata Marae

Useful Services

National Superannuation

Call Centre: 0800 552 002

For clients over 65 years who are entitled to the National Super otherwise use the Work and Income website.

Kiwisaver Helpline

Call Centre: 0800 549 472

Kiwisaver details including Provider and balance can be obtained from the IRD online service.

Ministry of Consumer Affairs Helpline

Call Centre: 0800 622 457

Information and resources for both business and consumer, on consumer law. You can also make a complaint to their Measurement and Product Safety Service online.

Vehicle Purchase

Send a new text message to find (3463) enter the vehicle registration plate as the message. Cost $3.00.

You will get a YES or NO response and also an SMS ID you can enter on to get a full printable report. Need to have a user Id on this website. Some Budget Services do, so check with local service otherwise register your own user id.

Our Newsletter

Our newsletter is published on a bi-monthly bases.

You can find a copy of it here, or you can pick it up at the Learning Centre and Whānau Family Support Services Trust.

Useful Links

Literacy and Training

Budgeting and Financial Help

Government Websites