College investors manage $250,000 investment fund

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Learning to play the sharemarket and make wise investments is paying dividends for a group of Auckland secondary school students in charge of a $250,000 investment fund.

Nine senior students at Dilworth School in Auckland were getting real-life financial experience as trustees of a fund called School Aid: Global Partnerships through Schools.

The brainchild of former Dilworth old boy and Prime Minister Mike Moore, School Aid was founded in 2009 as a way for students to learn about investment, with dividends used for charitable purposes.

A combination of a gift from Moore and money raised at a charity event had created a fund of just over $250,000 for students to grow.

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