18 Feb 2021

Period products soon to be free to school students

From Checkpoint, 6:19 pm on 18 February 2021

Period products will soon be free for all primary, intermediate, secondary school and kura students.

More than 3,000 students in Waikato have already been receiving the products as part of a trial of the programme.

But now the scheme will be rolled out nationwide at a cost $25 million over the next three years.

Here's political reporter Katie Scotcher with the details.