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Youthline Invites Christchurch Youth to Stay Connected

September 10, 2010 – 5:04 pm |

Young people in Christchurch can make use of Youthline’s services thanks to a national network of phone and txt counsellors.
“We want young people to know that Youthline is here for them. As families deal with …

Q & A With Lani Evens – Nominated To Win Morgan Foundation Award for Kiwis Who Make a Positive Difference

August 18, 2010 – 4:46 pm |

Who are you?
Kia ora! I’m Lani Evans – I’m a Dunedin based activist, volunteer and non-profit worker.  At present I work as the manager of Volunteer Otago, a referral, promotion and advocacy agency supporting 120 …

The New Zealand Youth Delegation to Cancun Climate Negotiations 2010

August 6, 2010 – 11:20 pm |

International climate talks will be influenced again, this December, by young people from all over the world. Twelve young kiwis will be standing alongside an estimated 150000 members of civil society in Cancun, Mexico at …

Youth Affairs Minister Welcomes Youth MPs

July 7, 2010 – 7:12 pm |
Youth Affairs Minister Welcomes Youth MPs

Tuesday, 6 July 2010, 9:53 am
Press Release: New Zealand Government
Youth Affairs Minister welcomes Youth MPs
Parliament is about to be taken over by 122 young New Zealanders representing each sitting MP, with 10 Youth Journalists reporting …

Young People Lead the Way

July 6, 2010 – 6:03 pm |

The Cancer Society of New Zealand congratulates members of the New Zealand Youth Parliament for their active and open approach to tobacco control, and commitment to New Zealand’s 2020 Smokefree New Zealand.
Youth Parliament, which is …

Winner of the Twinnings Short Film Festival – Jasmine’s ‘Cupid’

June 5, 2010 – 2:22 pm |

A first-year film and television student in Christchurch has won the inaugural Twinings Short Film Festival with a charming tale about love.
Jasmine Gow, 18, shot her film, Cupid, which …

Young Otago Film Makers Win at National Awards

June 4, 2010 – 3:15 pm |

Emerging Dunedin-based film production company Splashroom Media (Splashroom Ltd) took out a major award on Thursday night in Wellington at the Ministry for the Environment’s prestigious Green Ribbon Awards. The award, presented by Hon Dr …

Five Male Fashion Tips (from an Eleven Year Old’s perspective)

May 16, 2010 – 11:21 pm | One Comment

As you may or may not know fashion is the word of the decade. Every teenager (kids to teens) has to look fashionable to impress the crowd. That is why thanks to the idea from …

Summit for Young Aucklanders to Change Their World

April 28, 2010 – 8:45 am |

Around 150 young Aucklanders will talk about and take action on a range of topical issues such as the place of youth in the Auckland Council, the environment, our communities and the world of work …

Pink Shirt Day Gets Bigger and Better

April 15, 2010 – 4:42 pm |

Pink Shirt Day 2010 is just a couple of weeks away on Wednesday 28 April.
SS4Q (Safety in Schools for Queers)  has been asking organisations, schools and community groups to show their support by signing up …

Ten Good Things to do These Holidays (From an Eleven Year Old’s Perspective).

April 7, 2010 – 8:30 am |
Ten Good Things to do These Holidays (From an Eleven Year Old’s Perspective).

As you know in the holidays us kids really like being kept busy.  But the most common words said during the holidays are “I am bored”. That’s why I have decided to write about ten …

Kiwi Kids Count Down to World Maths Day

February 22, 2010 – 6:46 pm |

Over two million students expected to break a Guinness World Record for the largest online maths competition
Children all over New Zealand are preparing to join more than two million students from around the world to …

Introducing A New Happyzine Writer: Nick Thorburn “Ten Things I Love About My Life”

January 28, 2010 – 9:49 pm | One Comment

Hi my name is Nicholas Thorburn and I am an eleven year old male from Auckland, New Zealand. I have grown up to love animals because my father is a customs officer in the drug …

Wild Youth – David Coffey – The Insurgents

June 18, 2009 – 1:42 pm |

Published in Happyzine Winter 2008
Nineteen year old David Coffey plays drums in the Christchurch based band ‘The Insurgents’. He shares his advice about making your dreams into a reality and making the most of being …

Te Kaea Beri – Daring to Dream Out Loud – Profile

May 12, 2009 – 1:38 pm |
Te Kaea Beri – Daring to Dream Out Loud – Profile

Published in Happyzine Winter 2008
Happyzine Wild Youth Profile:  Te Kaea Beri

Age: Nineteen
What do you love to do?
Acting! Doing what I’m passionate about.  It’s always been the only thing that I have wanted to do and …