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Many people are struggling with the financial impact COVID-19.

Please contact us for free, confidential support. 


Achieve your goals


How we can help

One to One support

Free confidential financial mentoring, whatever your circumstances

Here are some templates to get you started

Seminars and Workplace Programmes delivered by our Commission Affiliated Facilitator

We offer a wide range of education and group facilitation on all money topics

About US

​​We are a non-profit organisation​​ which is committed to giving support that is free, professional, confidential and non-judgmental

Sessions with a Financial Mentor are led by the client(you) and focus on the areas you want to discuss. Whether you are saving for your goals, struggling with debt or just want to get your money sorted.

We can support you as you:

  • set goals

  • develop a plan for achieving your goals

  • develop good money management skills

  • work out a spending plan/budget to suit your needs and lifestyle

  • make a plan to get out of debt

  • plan for a life event such as going flatting, having a baby, studying, buying a house, retirement etc

  • find a way forward when the unexpected happens such as redundancy, separation, interest rate rise etc

  • fill out hardship forms for IRD, KiwiSaver, insurance companies etc

  • liaise with creditors and supporting agencies

  • apply for bankruptcy or other insolvencies

  • access food parcels and connect with other crisis support services

  • understand credit and hire purchase contracts



To receive our free service, please fill in and submit this online registration form. 


Contact us

Nelson Budget Service

29 Selwyn Place,

Nelson, 7011,

New Zealand


03 546 9021

027 361 0182 (text only)


Opening hours:

Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm*

*There is some flexibility for appointments outside these times

Our sUpporters

We are able to provide a free service thanks to the support we receive from these organisations