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Help at hand as school expenses mount

Back to school uniform purchase. Ashleigh Keach, 13, Karla Keach, and Brooke Keach, 10. Photo/George Novak

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Support Resources Stretched

Annamarie Angus says the Tauranga Moana Nightshelter was at capacity last month.

A number of Bay social agencies are stretching their resources and helping more clients than they are funded for – a situation that has come hard on the heels of an extremely busy holiday period.

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