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

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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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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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Designing a tiny house

Create a draft plan of a tiny house/whare. Include a floor plan that identifies key features.

Create a final plan of a tiny house/whare. Include a floor plan layout that meets necessary specifications. Include your calculations of surface area and volume.

Use the activity brief to evaluate your final tiny house/whare plan. Justify its layout and include any calculations you have made. Get feedback from the grandparent or retired person you interviewed and include this in your evaluation.

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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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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