From AMP's media release on support for youth skills development:
AMP New Zealand Managing Director, Blair Vernon says AMP is delighted to be partnering with Youth Town and the CFFC to empower young New Zealanders by sharing knowledge and skills that will make a real difference in their lives in a fun, interactive and engaging way.
“Sometimes financial aspects of life can be boring, tedious or just don’t make sense for young people, but it’s important they have the opportunity to learn how decisions they make today can affect their financial wellbeing for years to come.
“Getting to grips with the basics, like how a financial plan works or the importance of saving, will put them in a great position to achieve their financial goals in the future – like going to university or buying a house,” says Mr Vernon.
The financial capability workshop is part of the Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, being implemented by Youth Town, on behalf the Ministry of Social Development.