Related Research & Reports

  • Share:
  • Text Size:
  • A
  • A
  • A

Helping young people shape their future

Posted to Money Week on

An exciting and diverse range of events has been lined up for Money Week 2015 this month, aimed at anyone and everyone interested in their finances.

Now in its fourth year, it will be held from 31 August – 6 September with the theme: Get your money fighting fit this Money Week.

But it’s not just about New Zealand: earlier this year Global Money Week was celebrated around the world, including here for the first time.

The Commission for Financial Capability took the lead in co-ordinating with various organisations to raise awareness and to give young people the tools and inspiration they need to become financially capable and socially empowered to shape their future.

The Commission worked with NZX, the operator of NZ’s Stock Exchange, to stage an international launch, with a symbolic ringing of the stock exchange bell.

The event featured the Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith, as well as students and staff from the Upper Harbour Sorted Schools’ Cluster, which is a pilot programme aimed at broadening the reach of financial education.

A meeting and seminar was also held for young student leaders from different backgrounds in New Zealand to discuss financial capability.

Some of the highlights were captured in this video.


Next: Little Black Book a first in the fight against scams

Related News

scams book thumb

Little Black Book a first in the fight against scams

06-09-2018

Wills stockshot thumb

Will they, won’t they – half of Kiwis have no will

04-09-2018

Money Week logo thumb

Kiwis’ ‘she’ll be right’ attitude to insurance could backfire

03-09-2018

Money Week Mangere Markets 2 thumb

Culture of saving needed to prevent harm of bad debt

01-09-2018

Money Week web image thumb

Money Week 2018

20-08-2018

Money Week 2018 Wngtn launch Kris Faafoi thumb

Minister helps launch 2018 Money Week

03-05-2018

On the shoulders of others

15-08-2017

“Be a smart alien and do the maths”

14-08-2017

Be Royal campaign Money Week

CFFC and Media Design School collaborate on Be Royal campaign for Money Week

11-08-2017

money week posters flat

What does debt do for you?

07-08-2017

What would an alien think about borrowing and debt?

07-06-2017

Two simple steps towards a better retirement

09-09-2016

New Zealanders voice fears over financial security in retirement

08-09-2016

Money Week logo

Creating a theme park on the moon

07-09-2016

Maori Moneyweek 1 Shilling

Making sense of cents

05-09-2016

trolley

Keeping your trolley loaded

05-09-2016

Survey: KiwiSaver and you

29-08-2016

SMTMW2016 Logo CMYK

Can you see your future?

17-08-2016

winning selfie pic - Define Wealthy with a Selfie contest

'Wealth is having friends to share life with'

11-09-2015

2015 Money Week - Windfall challenge at Britomart

What would you do with a $500 windfall?

03-09-2015

quiz news story

Take the free Financial Fitness Check-up

02-09-2015

Money Week 2015 launch event at Britomart with CFFC

Hip hop crew’s money moves launch Money Week 2015

31-08-2015

money week 2015 twitter

Communities rally behind Money Week

28-08-2015

Money Week 2015 Define Wealthy with a Selfie photo competition

What does a wealthy life look like?

25-08-2015

Money Week NZ Fighting Fit logo

Money Week 2015: Bigger, better, bolder

24-08-2015

Money Week 2015

Money management courses galore this Money Week

13-08-2015

Money Week 2015

Counting down to Money Week 2015

28-07-2015

money week - fighting fit logo

Getting Fighting Fit for Money Week 2015

10-06-2015

New Zealanders encouraged to shape up their finances

09-10-2014

Related Research & Reports