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January

22 January 2018

PMYP, aimed at acknowledging young people who have faced challenges in their lives and are now positively moving forward, is now underway in Auckland with young people attending a four-day programme from 22-25 January 2018.

March

06 March 2018

Read the latest edition of Youth Matters now! This month we have stories from two young people, Awa Puna and Joe Glancy, giving back to their communities through mentoring and volunteering. We've also profiled Volunteer Nelson's Young Leaders Programme, Young Entrepreneurs in Brazil - NZ Students' Showcase, and much more!

12 March 2018

Check out the Prime Minister's Youth Programme 2018 video highlights now!

14 March 2018

A partnership between the Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu designed to support rangatahi located in the Ngāi Tahu takiwā will continue over the next 18 months, Minister for Youth Peeni Henare announced today.

16 March 2018

Nominations are now open for the New Zealand Youth Awards 2018. These annual awards recognise and celebrate young New Zealanders who have achieved outstanding results, as well as those who have made a significant contribution in their communities, Minister for Youth Peeni Henare announced today. 

29 March 2018

Read the latest edition of Youth Matters now. This month we have stories from two young people, Alexia Hilbertidou and Josiah Tualamali'i, achieving great things through social enterprise, advocacy and leadership. We've also profiled the New Zealand Youth Awards 2018, ASB Polyfest, and much more!

May

02 May 2018

Read the latest edition of Youth Matters now! This month we have a story from young entrepreneur, Vivek Kumar, who has co-founded QuickSense, a student learning platform. We've also profiled Code Avengers which provides highly interactive computer programming and web development courses to young students, and much more!

09 May 2018

New members of the Ministry of Youth Development Partnership Fund Board for 2018-2020 were announced today by Minister for Youth, Peeni Henare. Ten board members have been selected from over 150 applicants.

31 May 2018

Read the latest edition of Youth Matters now! Check out the innovative young people and programmes we’ve featured in this month’s Youth in Action and Profiling this Month sections. From social enterprise and volunteering, through to a life skills camp and an ideas hackathon, our rangatahi are being supported to achieve amazing things.

June

28 June 2018

The New Zealand Youth Awards 2018 are designed to recognise and celebrate the passion, success and commitment of rangatahi, and those that support them, who are leading change, innovating and creating solutions throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. The recipients were honoured at a celebratory event at Parliament on 28 June 2018.

July

12 July 2018

Read the latest edition of Youth Matters now! Check out the innovative young people and programmes we’ve featured in this month’s MYD News, Youth in Action and Profiling this Month sections. From the celebrating young people and enabling youth voice, through to a social enterprise and a national group-singing competition, our rangatahi are being supported to achieve amazing things.