In New Zealand, there is over 88,000 young people who aren't engaged in either education, training or employment.  MTFJ believes that there is rich knowledge embedded in New Zealand communities, with understandings of what a successful programme or initiatives looks like, when working with young people.

Our resources page aims to be a launch pad for kick starting your local ideas for connecting young people with the world of work, to inspiration and ideas! 



The Youth to Work Strategy is a framework to achieve the Mayors Taskforce vision of all young people under 25 being engaged in appropriate education, training, work or other positive activity in their communities

Working with members of your community to engage in innovation and success around economic development for your area

Social Demographer, Mark McCrindle has a range of online resources that look at intergenerational relationships and change.

Outward Bound helps you reach your full potential through challenge in the outdoors.  MTFJ is proud to be a partner with Outward Bound to nominate young people for Outward Bound scholarships! 

These are links that may be useful when thinking about growing your regions