He rā ki tua - Better times are coming


The Kahukura (service) provides a range of specialist interventions to facilitate long-lasting change for individuals/family and whānau who are experiencing on-going financial hardship. 

The Kahukura (service) is for people who are:

  • Unable to cope with a sudden change in their life circumstances whether past or present
  • Dealing with multiple services including but not limited to Oranga Tamariki– Ministry for Children, family violence services or English language services
  • Vulnerable to financial abuse or being taken advantage of
  • Exhibiting signs where some form of ‘money management’ is an ideal solution.  

We can provide you with a specialised support worker who can: 

  • Provide opportunities for debt relief
  • Offer a high level of contact
  • Assist you with ongoing financial crisis management 
  • Help you navigate and access essential services
  • Work with you to design a budget and savings plan for your unique situation
  • Encourage and support you to manage your budget and savings plan
  • Assist you to plan for your future financial goals


BFC Kahukura: Genna Emery
 07 346 2096   genna.emery@familyfocus.org.nz