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Budget 2018 Limited Service Volunteer Programme Expansion

17 May 2018.

As part of Budget 2018 the Government has allocated $26 million in funding over four years to expand the Limited Services Volunteer Programme (LSV).

The LSV programme is delivered by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) with funding and support from the Ministry of Social Development and the New Zealand Police.

The expansion of LSV will provide an further 800 places per year, in addition to the current 800. An additional 400 places will be provided in 2019, with the full 800 new places available by the end of 2020.