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

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Digital Technologies

Digital media production: Create your character

Before undertaking this activity do the following activities first:

Record keeping
Make sure you keep good records of your technological processes. Record keeping can be oral, graphical, written, and/or electronic, depending on your needs.

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Social Sciences

Every New Zealander has the right to a decent home

Working in a group, define what factors make a home good to live in? List your ideas.

Identify different housing options in your community.

Watch Whare Māori - Kainga/The Village. List the values and perspectives that influence the way homes are built in your community.

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Social Sciences

Every New Zealander has the right to a decent home

In pairs, explain your top three criteria for a what makes a home good to live in. Rank them in order of priority.

Compare a traditional marae to an urban marae. Discuss the ways marae reflect changing needs over time.

Analyse the benefits of communal/community living and ways that this approach could help in a housing crisis.

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Social Sciences

Every New Zealander has the right to a decent home

Evaluate one of these claims:

  • Local government  should be responsible for ensuring all members of their communities have homes
  • Every New Zealander has a right to live in a safe and healthy home

Create a concept design board of a futuristic  marae or Sāmoan village that provides housing for elderly people. Add notes that explain key features of your design. Create an overview that explains factors that influenced your design.

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Financial wellbeing

Take this short survey to measure your current financial wellbeing. You could do this as yourself, for your whānau or by adopting a character role.

Describe the differences between:

  • Understanding risk
  • Saving or investing
  • Getting a return on your investment/whakangao.
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Healthy, wealthy and wise

Identify factors that contribute to the wellbeing of retired people. Use the Age Concern wellbeing resource to help. Discuss the recipe of what you need to live well and describe the importance of each.

Describe the relationship between housing and wellbeing for elderly people. Read this renting in retirement article for information to get you started.

Describe how health and wealth are related.

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

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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