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Outlook for Someday film comp helps Kiwi youth focus on sustainability

August 2, 2016 – 4:00 am |

What does sustainability mean to you?
Since 2007 The Outlook for Someday has received over a thousand answers to that question by young New Zealanders entering its annual film challenge.
Now in its 10th year The Outlook for …

Youth festival brings Pitch Perfect music-maker and the joy of a cappella to New Zealand

June 22, 2016 – 2:03 pm |

Have you ever wished you were a member of Pentatonix or the Barden Bellas from Pitch Perfect? Now’s your chance to discover how that feels!
The Pan Pacific Youth Harmony Festival is a brand new …

New career mentoring programme supports and inspires future female leaders

June 17, 2016 – 4:00 am |

On the 16th June, Professionelle will launch its inaugural mentoring programme, which will empower young career-driven women to tackle challenges and take advantage of opportunities with confidence.
Intended to be accessible to young women at any …

Creative young Kiwis invited to join the POD programme

June 3, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Media Advisory – Mental Health New Zealand
26 May 2016
Applications Open for Creative Young Kiwis.  
The Mental Health Foundation is calling for applications for POD, an incubator programme that supports young Kiwis to turn their creative ideas into …

Applications open for YHA youth development award

May 24, 2016 – 4:00 am |

By YHA New Zealand
New Zealand:  YHA New Zealand puts their commitment to youth personal development into action through the organisation’s annual Cora Wilding Memorial Award. The award comprises a subsidy of up to $4,000 toward the cost …

Young New Zealanders dedicate 40 hours to refugee children

May 16, 2016 – 7:30 am |

Imagine cramming your entire life into a tiny backpack, packing nothing more than a few essential items that you need to survive. Then carrying that backpack through war zones, across countries, sometimes continents, in search …

Future looks bright and cool thanks to New Zealand’s top student Oxana Repina

May 7, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Stuff reported New Zealand’s top student Oxana Repina wants to make a positive difference for the world, especially the climate.
Oxana has just been awarded the Prime Minister’s award for academic excellence, for her work in 2015.
Right …

Kiwis with disabilities to benefit from new Employer Ambassador role

April 7, 2016 – 9:39 am |

Kiwis with disabilities can look forward to even more employment opportunities thanks to a partnership between Z Energy and specialist employment service Workbridge, announced today.
A new Workbridge Employer Ambassador role, created in partnership with Z …

Kiwis living with dementia play part in school kids’ environmental education

February 18, 2016 – 4:00 am |

A group of Alzheimers Auckland socialisation members have been putting their skills to use, creating thousands of paper planting pots for mobile environment classroom, Tread Lightly Caravan, to teach important messages about sustainability to local …

One dozen Canterbury students cycle length of New Zealand to make difference for Kiwi kids

January 29, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Taking the longest bike ride of their lives, a dozen University of Canterbury students will ride the length of the country to raise awareness and funds for kiwi kids living in poverty.
The students will set …

New leader for P3 Foundation – youth ending extreme poverty

January 28, 2016 – 4:00 am |

P3 Foundation, New Zealand’s youth movement against extreme poverty, has this week hired lawyer and charity director David Tong as Chief Executive Officer.
Mark Mulholland, the Chair of P3 Foundation said:
“It is with great pleasure that …

The New Truth in the Youth

January 15, 2016 – 1:06 pm | 2 Comments

Author: we would love to know!
So often we hear of the wayward young. Technology smitten, couch potatoes who disrespect adults and the rules that have preceded them for generations. Well I have news for you. …

Canterbury students head to Thailand to make a difference

January 12, 2016 – 8:45 am |

Interning at not-for-profit and ecological organisations in Bangkok is how 14 University of Canterbury (UC) students will spend the next five weeks.
The group left for Thailand this morning, on an experience which will not only …

Course to support young Kiwis to explore leadership, sustainability and social entrepreneurship runs for second year

November 12, 2015 – 4:29 pm |

An innovative new education programme is running for it’s second consecutive year in the former Shelly Bay Air Force Base barracks on the Miramar Penninsula in Wellington.
Orientation Aotearoa is an eight month, hands ­on education programme for …

Eco friendly Victoria University start up wins climate change challenge

October 29, 2015 – 4:00 am |

A plan to reduce transport demands in Wellington while boosting the eco-friendly e-commerce marketplace proved a winning formula for a Victoria University of Wellington supported start-up.
PoOol has beaten teams from all over the world to …

New Zealand to send seven young delegates to global ag-summit

August 20, 2015 – 12:28 pm |

Auckland, 2015 – Seven forward-thinking and passionate young people have been selected to represent New Zealand at a summit focused on solving one of the world’s most important issues – how to feed a growing …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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