Saving money on schooling
By Alex Brooks |
Saving money while educating your children is a matter of studying up on your entitlements and being savvy about the expenses that come your way.
While New Zealand has a public education system that is free and available to all, there are still plenty of costs parents will need to factor in, such as:
- Voluntary contributions to the school to buy extra resources
- School uniform costs
- Buying school shoes
Many parents are also choosing to educate their children in the private school sector, where they are required to pay fees each term and may have more expensive ongoing costs.
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