Useful Websites

Below are links to a range of websites related to financial education and financial well-being. Please note these links are provided as information and should not be used as a substitute for advice. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Whai Rawa Fund Limited do not endorse the content of any of these sites.

Whānau Matters Lots of practical budgeting tips and ideas for whānau.
Mercer’s KiwiSaver Retirement Calculator This detailed calculator helps you calculate how long you money might last in retirement.
Stuff Personal Finance articles Stuff website personal finance articles on a wide range of topics such as ‘Get rich with Jedi mind tricks‘ and tips for young people wanting to manage their finances better.
Cordell Calculator Calculator for assessing (for insurance purposes) the cost of rebuilding your home.
Sorted Sorted is run by the The Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income. It’s got lots of calculators and resources to help you manage your personal finances throughout life.
NZ Herald: Your Money articles about a wide range of personal finance matters including investing in shares, KiwiSaver, budgeting for newborns and attitudes about money.
Personal Finance Education Group British website designed to help schools deliver financial education.
New Zealand Network for Financial Literacy The New Zealand Network for Financial Literacy provides access to financial literacy strategy documents and information about a range of financial education programmes.
Money Smart Government run Australian website with lots of useful information on personal finance.
Mary Holm Website of well-known author on financial matters. Some free stuff and lots more by subscription.
Managing your Money Westpac’s online financial education tutorials.
Kiwisaver The official Kiwisaver website. Range of information about Kiwisaver.
IRD Information relation to income tax, student loans, working for families tax credits and child support
Interest.co.nz Bernard Hickey’s website has current information on a range of topics relating to personal finance.
Insolvency and Trustee Service Range of information about personal insolvency options and court related liquidations.
Good Returns A website containing reviews and news in NZ’s investment industry.
BNZ Variety of tools and information to help you plan for the future.
Financial Markets Authority The Financial Markets Authority regulates New Zealand’s financial markets overseeing securities, financial reporting, and company law as they apply to financial services and securities markets.
Financial Literacy and Ignorance Blog of leading international financial literacy expert Annamaria Lusardi.
Pocketbook.com Australian money tracking tool that links to your bank account
Kidspot.com Australian website with information for teaching your children about money
Bible Money Matters American christian based personal finance website with some useful tips and guidance about all the standard topics including budgeting, saving and banking.