Budget 2017

Vote Education 2017

Budget 2017 provides additional operating investment of $1.07 billion and capital investment of $392.4 million over 4 years. This investment brings the amount of funding in Vote Education up to $11.61 billion in the 2017/18 fiscal year.

Vote Tertiary Education 2017

$132.1 million will be invested across the tertiary education sector over the next 4 years through Budget 2017.  This investment is part of the wider Innovative New Zealand package of initiatives (external link) , through which $372.8 million will be invested over the next 4 years in science, skills, tertiary education and economic development to build a stronger economic future for New Zealand.

More information about the Family Incomes Package, including increased support to better reflect the cost of housing for students, is on MSD's Studylink website:

 

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