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16 March 2018

Nominations are now open for the New Zealand Youth Awards 2018. These annual awards recognise and celebrate young New Zealanders who have achieved outstanding results, as well as those who have made a significant contribution in their communities, Minister for Youth Peeni Henare announced today. 

14 March 2018

A partnership between the Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu designed to support rangatahi located in the Ngāi Tahu takiwā will continue over the next 18 months, Minister for Youth Peeni Henare announced today.

12 March 2018

Check out the Prime Minister's Youth Programme 2018 video highlights now!

06 March 2018

Read the latest edition of Youth Matters now! This month we have stories from two young people, Awa Puna and Joe Glancy, giving back to their communities through mentoring and volunteering. We've also profiled Volunteer Nelson's Young Leaders Programme, Young Entrepreneurs in Brazil - NZ Students' Showcase, and much more!