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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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Understanding financial identity

Compare your definitions of wealth with those of your classmates.

Take the Sorted money personality test. Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of your money/moni personality. Explain how you might work to improve any areas of weakness.

Have five friends or whānau members take the Sorted money/moni personality test and ask them to record five ways they have demonstrated their money/moni personality in the last month.

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Understanding financial identity

Explain what it means to live a wealthy life. Use Tinkercad to create a digital kete. Add taonga that represent your interpretation of wealth. Include related words, pictures, headlines, or photos.

Explain factors that have shaped your values , attitudes, behaviours, and skills regarding money/moni.

Interview a person from a different cultural background about their values and beliefs related to money/moni. Prepare questions beforehand and record the interview. Reflect on factors that have shaped your own attitudes to money/moni and include these in the recording.

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Understanding financial identity

Financial identity is the values , knowledge, skills, and behaviours that shape how people build financially healthy lives.

Reflect on what has shaped your attitudes to money/moni, including who you are, where you live, key people in your life, and your community. Create an infographic showing your financial identity

Create a visual representation of your financial heritage (your past), your financial present, and your financial future, including what you would like to do for future generations.

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Understanding financial identity

Create a class definition of wealth that includes ideas about spending, saving/te whakaputu, and well-being.

Keep a spending diary (or use the Smith family planner) for one month. Analyse your weekly spending or the spending of someone in your household. Enter your class data into Survey Monkey to see whether there are any patterns.

Identify opportunities for goal setting/whāinga paetae or saving/te whakaputu and make a commitment to one of these. Justify your choice and gather evidence to show the progress you have made after a set amount of time.

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Understanding financial identity

Create a financial identity poster, using Pictograph that represents your financial heritage (your past), your financial present, and your financial future, including what you would like to give to future generations.

Create a podcast that provides a cultural perspective on goal setting/whāinga paetae, budgeting/tahua, saving/te whakaputu, or managing debt /nama.

Create a mini documentary about money/moni. Watch Making sense of cents for inspiration.

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Health

What makes a healthy community?

Define the concept of home. Alternatively, design a mood board (collection of images) that captures your ideas.

Read this article about becoming a new Kiwi for some inspiration: African makes the capital his home.

Define the concept of a “decent home”. Discuss ways people’s understanding of this term might differ.

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Equipping young people for their financial future, embedding good money habits early on.

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Written in English with resources aligned to the New Zealand Curriculum.

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Written in te reo Māori with resources aligned to Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.

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