8 Nov 2012

Managing money the Maori way topic of hui

6:36 am on 8 November 2012

A Maori approach to managing money and debt is being launched on Thursday.

A seven-stop financial literacy tour of the country starts in Whakatane.

They are being run by the Government-funded Maori Women's Development Incorporation - which lends up to $50,000 to wahine who want to start up a business.

More financial literacy hui will be held this month in New Plymouth, Hamilton, Wairoa, Kaikohe, Wellington, and Dunedin.

Each meeting also offers an opportunity for rangatahi to win a $500 university scholarship.