Aotearoa Youth Declaration is a conference formed around the idea that youth below the age of 18 should be given a formal platform to express themselves on civic issues and the governance of our country.
Young New Zealander, Tabby Besley, was one of 60 Commonwealth citizens named as inaugural winners of The Queen's Young Leaders Award. These awards celebrate the achievements of exceptional young individuals from across the Commonwealth who have proved themselves to be inspiring leaders in their communities. Below, Tabby tells us her story of what it meant to receive this Award and being presented with her Award from the Queen at Buckingham Palace!
Information about the IHC and MYD working together to support young people with intellectual disabilities
Information to support LGBTI young people in the community
Young People connecting with and contributing to their community
Applications are now open for the Rotorua Future Leaders Forum 2015, to be held on 14 and 15 October 2015.
The Education Act 1989 has served education well in the 26 years since it became law, but a lot has changed since then. It’s time to take another look at the Act, to see how it can better fit our modern educational environment, and help raise achievement for all children and young people. Minister of Education Hekia Parata launched a public consultation on November 2, which runs until December 14.
On Tuesday Hon Nikki Kaye, the Minister for Youth, announced a new direction for youth development, with the aim of increasing the number and quality of development opportunities available to all young New Zealanders aged between 12 and 24 years.