About Us

Moneywise Manawatū is a Charitable Trust that provides a free and confidential service, working with individuals and families to educate, support and empower them on their financial journey.

For more than fifty years, our organisation has been helping people in Palmerston North and the Manawatū to get control of their money.

Previously working as Manawatū Home Budgeting Service, Moneywise Manawatū offers free, confidential services to educate, support and empower individuals and families on their financial journey.

Meet the Moneywise Team




Financial Mentor


Financial Mentor


Financial Mentor


Financial Mentor

Our Financial Mentors are professionally trained and supported by FinCap, FinCap is non-government organisation which supports 200 free financial mentoring services in their work.

We work under a code of ethics which means our services are quality assured.

Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees volunteer their time to guide the organisation,
making strategic decisions to ensure that Moneywise Manawatū meets the needs of our community.

Courtney Manu

Chairperson and Trustee

Aleisha Rutherford

Deputy Chairperson and Trustee

Rebecca Connor

Treasurer and Trustee

Leonie Hapeta


Kirsten Harper


Hayden Fitzgerald


Jen Taylor


Pele Aumua


“Moneywise was amazing,
don't hesitate to contact them”

Get in touch to make an appointment today.
Union Dental

First Floor, Hancock Community House
77 King Street
Palmerston North


Freephone: 0800 228 343
Phone: 06 358 2279
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Office Hours
  • Mon–Tue

    9 am – 3pm

  • Wed

    9 am – 4.30 pm and until 7pm by appointment

  • Thurs

    9am – 3 pm

  • Fri

    9am – 12 pm

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© Moneywise Manawatu. All rights reserved.