9 Feb 2024

New govt scrapping first-year fees free: What you need to know

From First Up, 5:49 am on 9 February 2024

The new government plans to pay for students' final year of tertiary study, rather than their first. Details beyond that are scant. But one thing is clear: there will be no "double dipping" for those who have already benefitted. Nathan Rarere asked RNZ's Explainer editor Katie Kenny about the changes to the fees free policy.