Resources

The resources in this area can be used independently or in groups to build financial capability knowledge and skills.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Fetching Resources

Social Sciences

icon-link-it-think-it-grey
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.

View more

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.

View more

Health

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.
View more

Social Sciences

Government assisted housing initiatives

Research ways that your local community and council help families in your community.  Interview families, and from their feedback formulate some solutions for ways to support families with housing options in the future.

Interview a retired person about their housing needs, both now and in the past. Evaluate how their housing choices earlier in life have impacted on their current situation.

From your interviews or research find an issue facing an elderly person around housing. Be the ‘Champion for the Elderly” and present your findings. This could be to to a landlord, family member, rest home, retirement village or Grey Power, for example.

View more

Health

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.

View more

Health

icon-link-it-think-it-grey
Healthy, wealthy and wise

Explain factors that result in elderly people needing support. How do these link to the hauora model and financial wellbeing?. Use this information from The Human Rights Commission as a guide.

Explain how community organisations support retired people in your community.

View this article and video on Alzheimer's, this CNN video, and a Hogeweyk article about a Dutch community facility for older people. Explain how this community functions. Analyse the strategies used to promote the wellbeing of the residents, including their financial wellbeing.

View more
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
We would like to hear

your feedback

To give us detailed feedback about the content of the resources please email us at schools@sorted.org.nz 

 

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

Hāpaitia te ara tika, pūmau ai te rangatiratanga mo ngā uri whakatipu.

English
Medium Education

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

Māori
Medium Education

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

Hit enter to search or ESC to close