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  •   Home > News > Politics

    More money back in the pockets of families with young children

    More money back in the pockets of families with young children

    The Government has unveiled its Family Boost policy -- which will let parents and caregivers claim back up to 25 percent of childcare costs, from July.

    Twenty-one-thousand families will qualify for the maximum 75-dollars a week.

    Council of Christian Social Services' Nikki Hurst says giving the money back to the families, rather than the ECE providers, is a good thing.

    She says this will make quite a difference in many children's lives, in that parents have slightly more money in their bank account.

    © 2024 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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