Put­ting a price on Kiwi grand­par­ents

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ROB STOCK

rob.stock@fair­fax­me­dia.co.nz grand­par­ents do­ing the pick-ups, and I know some of the fam­i­lies.

But this is anec­do­tal ev­i­dence. In 2009, there was a bit of gov­ern­ment re­search here that did pro­vide a few in­sights.

In some parts of our so­ci­ety as many as a quar­ter to four-tenths of fam­i­lies in­clude both a grand­par­ent and a grand­child.

Grand­par­ents: Wanted by all. The re­wards of hav­ing them are huge.

MONEY MAT­TERS Grand­par­ents are price­less Their im­pact on house­hold fi­nances is large

Fam­ily wealth passes down

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