Education is at the forefront of many minds, but Māori wellbeing is core to this.
Māori Women's Welfare League life member and Rotorua president Lynne Whata hopes money will go towards the elderly in this year's Budget.
"The elderly are doing things that they need support with."
She said education facilities needed to be accessible for those who lived in rural areas.
"There needs to be more support for the kids in the