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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

Groups and organisations

Identify a range of groups and organisations in your area or region, for example, hapū, iwi, schools, places of worship, sports groups, art groups, political organisations, farming groups. Give a brief description of what they do.

Find examples of people or groups in your community (hapū, iwi, organisations, businesses) that are involved with how people spend, save, and borrow money/moni.

Describe the benefits of getting advice on financial matters. 

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Groups and organisations

Compare the ways the groups/organisations in your community manage their finances with the ways your whānau manages their finances. Explain any similarities and differences.

The National Financial Strategy for Financial Literacy states that 37% of people get financial advice from family, relatives, or friends. Explain why some people choose to get financial advice from people they know rather than from financial experts.

Explain the factors that might lead to someone borrowing money/moni from a loan shark.

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Groups and organisations

Generalise the financial role organisations and groups play in your community.

Make a presentation that summarises the impact these organisations and groups have on your community.

Create a guide for teenagers in your community showing places they can get financial help, either in person or online.

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Housing for the elderly

Define superannuation and find out how much people on NZ Super get each fortnight.

Complete the Surviving on NZ Super activity. Discuss whether NZ Super provides enough income to cover people’s living costs.

Describe different living options available to elderly people in New Zealand.

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Housing for the elderly

Interview a grandparent or retired person about their housing requirements. Thisinterview resource provides examples of questions you can use. Contact your grandparent/retiree and arrange a time for an interview or online chat.

This interview resource provides examples of questions you can use. Record the interview and share your findings with your class. Look at the advice that this person has shared with you and your generation. Explain why you think these were important ideas that they shared with you.

Read this article about elderly people choosing to flat. Compare two housing options for elderly people.

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Housing for the elderly

In a group, view the findings of The Retirement Villages Survey 2006.

Using this information and the information collected from your interviews, generate five options  to support elderly people in your community to live independently. Justify each option and then present them to the class.

Evaluate how much local communities should be responsible for meeting the needs of elderly people.

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