Youth Week

Youth Week

Youth Week 2021 is on from Saturday 8 May to Sunday 16 May. The theme is:

We're stronger together

He waka eke noa

Youth Week at the library

Head along to the library for some great events for young people

More about Youth Week

Youth Week

Comics, Cartoons and Zines - oh my!

May 14th | 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Create your own comic, cartoon or zine this Youth Week.

Nerdy crafting

May 15th | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Come and try painting a Dungeons and Dragons figurine, 3D printing a Yoda biscuit cutter, or making super adorable Pokémon accessories.

Youth organisations and resources

Here are some websites and organisations that focus on youth issues:

Bounce
Bounce is a bunch of tips, ideas and inspiration to help you live life well. Bounce is a New Zealand Red Cross project that partners with young people for young people.
Ministry of Youth Development
The Ministry of Youth Development (Te Manatu Whakahiato Taiohi) promotes the interests of young people aged between 12 and 24 years inclusive. The Ministry encourages and assists young people to be involved in the social, educational, economic and cultural development of New Zealand, both locally and nationally.
YouthLaw Aotearoa
Free national legal service for those under 25 years.
Youth Parliament
The Youth Parliament takes place every three years and 2016 was the most recent. It was an opportunity for young New Zealanders to learn about New Zealand’s democracy and influence public decision-making.
Youth health services in Christchurch
Our page on health services for young people in Christchurch.

Previous Youth Weeks

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