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19 June 2018

Whangarei Youth Space

Whangarei Youth Space provides free youth health and youth development services, programmes and activities for youth aged 12-24 in Whangarei.

5 June 2018

100% SWEET Whanganui

100% SWEET Whanganui is playing a key role in connecting the world of education to the world of work. MTFJ interviewed 100% SWEET Manager Jason Shalier and Heather Cox (Whanganui and Partners) about their work with Whanganui youth. You can read the full article here: 

Young jobseekers began queuing an hour before the doors opened on Wednesday morning at The Cloud on Auckland’s waterfront. Some were wearing borrowed suits and dress clothing, such was their enthusiasm and determination to make a good impression on the 75 employers exhibiting at JobFest 16.

12 April 2016

Talent Central Launched


Manawatu is the agribusiness capital of New Zealand, but it is not all about growing grass, the key to maintaining and enhancing this success is growing great people, being innovative and ensuring we can retain the people with the necessary skills.

More than 200 people attended South Taranaki's 2015 Youth to Work Awards.

Pictured far left is Mayor Malcolm Campbell standing beside Steve Dean, as well as the other graduates from the initiative.  

Until this year, Steve Dean had only ever been able to work during shuts at the Kawerau mill.

The Clutha-Dunedin Job Fair held in Dunedin yesterday was a great success with a strong turnout from both employers and job-seekers. Clutha Development and Clutha District Council, in collaboration with Dunedin City Council, staged the event to promote job opportunities in the Clutha District to those living in Dunedin.

Ten Eastern Bay Students recently learned what it was like to work in the electricity supply industry at Tarawera High School in Kawerau.

Connecting young people to potential jobs and careers was the idea behind the Connect15 jobs and careers event held on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 May 2015 in Hawera.

These funds will help support the Trust’s goals of helping young people in our local community find meaningful opportunities in employment, training and education. This work aligns with The Todd Foundation’s vision of, ‘inclusive communities where all families, children and young people can thrive and contribute’.

JobFest15 is a unique opportunity for you to meet face-to-face with leading employers from all over Auckland who are there looking for people like you to join their business.

The members of the Dunedin Youth Council for 12 to 17 year olds have been selected and will meet for the first time in early September.

Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced  that the Dunedin City Council was one of 25 local authorities to benefit from a $485,000 funding pool, allocated under the 2015 Youth Development Partnership Fund.