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Students compete in power struggle to reduce energy use at school

July 24, 2015 – 4:00 am |

University of Victoria
Inspired by the “power of small changes by many people”, Victoria University of Wellington student, Bethany Paterson, is invoking rivalry between Victoria halls of residence to promote change in electricity consumption.
It’s all part …

Kiwi youth invited to enter film comp with sustainability focus

July 21, 2015 – 2:45 pm |

The Outlook for Someday
Entries are open at www.theoutlookforsomeday.net for the film challenge that takes young New Zealand film-makers to international audiences.
So far five winning films from last year’s Someday Challenge have received nominations in international …

Christchurch students in Nepal during quake raise more than $20,000

June 22, 2015 – 11:04 am |

By Kip Brook | Make Lemonade
 Christchurch schoolgirls who were in Nepal during the devastating April earthquakes have helped raise more than $20,000 for the Nepali recovery effort.
Twenty six students and four teachers from St Margaret’s …

Green themed film project for youth offers free film-making workshops across Aotearoa

June 18, 2015 – 6:00 am | One Comment

The free film-making workshops that offer a pathway for young New Zealanders to make their mark on the world stage are underway again.
The workshops are part of The Outlook for Someday film project, which supports …

Sam Johnson’s Kiwi team helping build shelters for Nepal villagers in need

June 11, 2015 – 7:57 pm |

June 10, 2015
Christchurch’s Sam Johnson has helped organise the construction of 70 transitional shelters in outlying areas of Nepal that have had no assistance since the devastating April earthquakes.
Johnson, who foundered and led the Student …

Help 50 keen Dunedin youth experience street art with We Are the Future theme

May 22, 2015 – 6:00 am |

Dunedin youth will work alongside three artists to paint a 67 meter long mural in South Dunedin, if they can generate the funding on pledgeme in time.
The Malcam Trust and local artists are collaborating  with …

Student volunteer army still sharing the love in Christchurch

May 22, 2015 – 6:00 am |

Christchurch’s student army are still helping out in a recovering city.
This Saturday 23rd May, the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) with the support of City Care, will spend the day volunteering in the Christchurch community of Phillipstown.
Lucy …

Disability no limit for youth on Queenstown adventure

July 30, 2014 – 9:43 am |

Blog by: Matt Alpe
Over four action-packed days in one of New Zealand’s most stunning locations in Queenstown, nine youth with disabilities from Auckland and Christchurch truly pushed their limits and overcame their fears. This journey proved that an …

Amnesty International celebrates Auckland Girls’ Grammar School – 2014 Dove Award winners

June 10, 2014 – 2:04 pm |

6 June 2014
Amnesty International celebrates Auckland Girls’ Grammar School – 2014 Dove Award winners
An Auckland Girls’ Grammar School (AGGS) group has been awarded one of Amnesty International’s most prestigious accolades, the 2014 Dove …

What if?…

May 16, 2014 – 3:35 pm |

Researching for the good news out there in the world this morning, I came across something that made me go all inspired and tingly:  “What if?”
Article ‘Uni all about ‘infinity of other worlds‘ on www.tvnz.co.nz …

Sustainability film-making workshops available for all young New Zealanders

May 4, 2014 – 12:14 pm |

This year’s series of The Outlook for Someday free sustainability film-making workshops will reach more young New Zealanders than ever.
35 one-day regional workshops will take place throughout the country between May and August, making them …

UNICEF NZ Calls on Youth to ‘Shape Your World’ at 2014 Youth Congress

April 13, 2014 – 9:05 pm |

UNICEF NZ (UN Children’s Fund)
Media Release
10 April, 2014
UNICEF NZ Calls on Youth to ‘Shape Your World’ at 2014 Youth Congress
UNICEF NZ is inviting young people from across New Zealand to attend the UNICEF NZ Youth …

5 Volcanoes in 5 Days

March 27, 2014 – 12:06 pm |

By Matt Alpe
The purpose of this event was to fundraise for a new vehicle so we can run more programmes for youth with disabilities and to give them life changing experiences. We can firmly state that …

Top businessman to help launch Student Volunteer Army’s 2014 campaign

March 16, 2014 – 2:35 pm |

One of New Zealand’s most successful businessmen, founder of 42 Below vodka and Moa beer, Geoff Ross, will help to launch the University of Canterbury (UC) Student Volunteer Army’s 2014 campaign on campus next week.
In …

Youth takes action for fruit and veg feast

March 14, 2014 – 8:03 pm |

Food that may not look perfect but is healthy and still tastes great is on the menu at CropFest’s pop-up kitchen that will provide meals to help Sydney’s needy.
The CropFest kitchen at St Mary’s Cathedral …

Rural Women gardening grants give little green fingers a boost

February 7, 2014 – 4:37 pm |

Media release
For immediate release
7 February 2014
Rural Women gardening grants give little green fingers a boost
Ten rural schools will be busy creating vegetable gardens after winning $2000 gardening grants from Rural Women New Zealand and Farmlands.
The …

Youth made musical comedy with green theme takes top film honour

December 6, 2013 – 6:10 pm |

A musical comedy co-directed by four young women from Hamilton has been announced as The Body Shop Standout Winner at The Someday Awards in Auckland.
Today is the Day, made by Hillcrest High School students Bella …

Kids imaginations run riot for front yards at Ellerslie Flower Show 2014

November 26, 2013 – 6:27 am |

Christchurch City Council
A new school garden category at Ellerslie International Flower Show in 2014 will let young imaginations run riot.
Eight Canterbury schools are vying for top spot in the new category as they create a …

Young Kiwi to go to UN Youth Forum and talk ‘inclusive communities’

October 25, 2013 – 2:18 pm |

NZ National Commission for UNESCO
New Zealand to represent at UN Youth Forum
23 October 2013
Young Christchurch journalist, Genevieve Ng, has been selected to represent New Zealand at the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris from 29 to 31 …

Youth rate self-belief and intelligence over fame

October 18, 2013 – 9:43 pm |

New Zealand youth rate self-belief, intelligence and determination above all else when singling out role models, reveals new research released by Youthtown.
Musician and current The X Factor USA judge, Demi Lovato, is the top ranking …

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