Kōrero: Midlife adults

Parental debt

Parental debt

Since the 1990s students have had to pay for tertiary education. Some young people continue to live at home to keep costs down while studying, meaning that their parents continue to support them financially. This 2005 cartoon playfully highlights the burden these parents can face.

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David Fletcher
Cartoon by David Fletcher

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Alison Gray, 'Midlife adults - Middle age and midlife', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/26817/parental-debt (accessed 4 March 2024)

He kōrero nā Alison Gray, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018