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February

11 February 2019

MYD’s Youth Enterprise and Entrepreneurship funding stream supports young people (12 to 24 years) to be better prepared for the future work environment through funding strengths-based enterprise education and skills development opportunities and investing in young people with business potential. These opportunities and investments will positively engage rangatahi in building skills and knowledge for life and learning, equip them to make successful transitions, and have meaningful options for making a living.

18 February 2019

Read the latest edition of Youth Matters now! This month we have a story on youth mobiliser, Ranisha Chand. We've also profiled some award-winning young people and much more!

26 February 2019

17 year old Ranisha Chand migrated to Aotearoa New Zealand from Fiji with her family in 2014 and has spent the years since giving back to her community. A leader that encourages the empowerment of rangatahi, Ranisha is the ambassador for Shakti Youth Network for Change (SYNC) at Papatoetoe High School.

March

01 March 2019

Minister for Youth and Chairperson of the Youth Parliament Multi-Party Steering Committee (MPSC), Hon Peeni Henare, has launched the six-month Youth Parliament 2019 Programme.The programme runs from 01 March to 31 August 2019, and includes 120 Youth Members of Parliament and 20 Youth Press Gallery members attending a two-day Youth Parliament event in Wellington on 16 and 17 July.

11 March 2019

Read the latest edition of Youth Matters now! This month we have a story on an impressive young trailblazer, Maisy Bentley. We've also profiled award-winning young entrepreneurs and much more!

11 March 2019

19 year old Maisy Bentley has dedicated a big part of her life to many different causes that she holds dear. She has drawn upon her own personal experiences to reach out to other young people and advocate for them on a local and international stage.

May

27 May 2019

Ara Taiohi invited Aotearoa New Zealand to celebrate their 9th annual Youth Week campaign which was held from 18–26 May 2019.