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The resources in this area can be used independently or in groups to build financial capability knowledge and skills.
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Social Sciences

An ageing population

Interview a person over 65. Ask them five questions about their views on money/moni.

Find out how much money/moni the pension provides.

Estimate the cost of daily life for someone on a pension. Discuss whether the pension is enough live on.

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An ageing population

Use a community profiler such as Infometrics to investigate the percentage of people in your community who are over 65.

Compare the needs and wants of a teenager with those of someone who is retired.

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An ageing population

Create a presentation about KiwiSaver for your class, explaining how it works.

Evaluate the potential impact on your community if no-one invested in KiwiSaver.

Compare this with the impact of everyone in your community investing in KiwiSaver.

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Community responses to housing issues

Homelessness is an issue that impacts on individuals, families and whānau, communities, and New Zealand society as a whole.

Read this article about the homelessness in Whanganui.

Define homelessness and discuss whether it is an issue in your community.

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Community responses to housing issues

Read these approaches and responses to community housing issues:

Select one approach from above that you could see having benefits in your community, and explain the advantages and disadvantages of the approach.

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Community responses to housing issues

Design and plan for a communal living option for elderly people in your community. Base your ideas any of the completed tasks below:

  • Your interview with a grandparent or elderly person
  • Your interview with a local councillor
  • The Future Brief 
  • Your investigations into life on a marae and within
  • A Sāmoan village
  • Your exploration of futuristic housing options.

If retired people are depending only on their  weekly NZ Super payment then you need to think of ways to make the cost of power, heating and water more affordable.

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