Youth Week Weaving project

This year instead of swag we’re asking you to participate in a Youth Week first. A nationwide paper weaving craft project! We’re asking you to send in strips of paper,…

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Masters Thesis – Youth Participation in Non-Governmental Organisations in Aotearoa / New Zealand

Check out this Aotearoa youth participation in non-governmental organisations research from Jennifer Braithwaite at the University of Auckland.

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INVOLVE 2021 update

We are super excited to share so much INVOLVE newsworthy goodness with you!

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Youth Policy Scorecard 2020

This scorecard rates party policies to provide a snapshot of how well the policies respond to the issues that young people have raised.

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Ara Taiohi (the peak body for youth development in Aotearoa), with the support of Dr Kate Prendergast, University of Canterbury is pleased to release a youth policy scorecard.

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Youth Week 2021

Planning is simmering in the background, we are pleased to announce that our #youthweeknz 2021 dates are: 8th – 16th May!

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Youth Week 2019 18th – 26th May

We Are More Than You See – He wai hōhonu a mātou (literally, we are deep waters, thus referring to unseen depths).

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Ara Taiohi message in regards to the tragedy in Christchurch

Jane shares her thoughts about the Christchurch tragedy.

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ComVoices blog: Youth sector following young people’s lead

Kirsten Le Harivel, our Digital Strategy Manager writes about how our data visualisation was designed to enhance the narrative of the work our members are doing across Aotearoa.

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KnowPYD: Please give us feedback

Have you checked out KnowPYD yet?

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Youth Week 2021 poster submissions

We are excited to showcase the amazing submissions we received this year!

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We are seeking a Kaitiaki Kaupapa Lead

Ara Taiohi is excited to announce this high impact role – Kaitiaki Kaupapa Lead. We need someone who is a mover, a shaker and a disruptor!

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