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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

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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Health

Creating healthy wealth

Complete Thinklinker #1:  The Metre ruler activity. Identify factors that shape your financial needs at different life stages.

Complete this survey. Identify factors that influenced your financial wellbeing score.

Watch these videos discussing factors that make a wealthy life. Define what a wealthy life means to you.

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Health

Creating healthy wealth

Generalise ways that financial stress can impact on relationships.

Complete The impacts of Financial stress. View Health resource 1

Create a visual product (poster, visual or short video) that captures and promotes key strategies young people can use to overcome financial risk factors.

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Maths

Designing a tiny house

Think about your house/whare and the spaces that are in it. List the areas that are most important to you.

Describe the spaces that you spend the most time in each day.

Define tiny house/whare. Identify the floor area of most tiny houses/whare. Read Build Tiny NZ for more information.

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Designing a tiny house

Compare and contrast the way space is used in a tiny home with the way it is used in a larger home.

Interview a grandparent or retired person about what it is like to be retired. Ask questions about how and where they live (living arrangements) have changed. Record your interview. 

Make connections between the needs of a retired person and your tiny house/whare design.

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

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Medium Education

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

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