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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 …

Audio to Visual – NZ Musicians Help Kiwi Youth

August 25, 2010 – 2:46 pm | 3 Comments

Youthline Press Release
From audio to visual – NZ musicians help Kiwi youth

Hollie Smith, Julia Deans and Riki Gooch have more than just Kiwi music in common.
Along with 13 other local musicians, they’re switching mediums to …

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 …

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 …

Dance Tensions Build for Battle City Showdown

April 15, 2010 – 10:50 pm |

Tension in the hip hop community is heating up as B-Boys and B-Girls put the final touches on their routines for one of Australia’s longest running dance events, Battle City, on Friday April 16 from …

Showcase Finale to Youth Week in Brisbane

April 15, 2010 – 2:29 pm |

Music, markets, circus, visual arts, fashion and comedy will make up Brisbane City Council’s spectacular finale to its ‘Get Loud’: National Youth Week celebrations when Youth Arts Showcase is staged on Saturday April 17 from …

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 …

Christchurch Council Seeks Young Leaders

February 18, 2010 – 11:00 am |

The Christchurch City Council is looking for fourteen young people from diverse backgrounds to develop into the next generation of leaders.
The Council supports a scholarship enabling these potential leaders to take part in a funded …

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 …

Domestic Daddy

December 27, 2009 – 9:37 am |

Due in part to the financial obligations of today’s society, fathers often miss out on spending valuable time with their children.  Certainly, there are mothers who must fulfill these obligations, yet more often it is …

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