Taupō District Council facilitates and supports delivery of a number of initiatives to improve opportunities for youth to fully participate in our communities.
For more information on the work in progress to facilitate youth development across our district, contact Peter Boyd on 027 280 0924 or email email@example.com
Mayors Taskforce for Jobs
The Mayors Taskforce for Jobs (MTFJ) is a nationwide network of Mayors across Aotearoa New Zealand, working together towards the vision of all young people 16-25 engaged in employment, education, training, or other positive activity in their communities.
Taupō District Council participates in the Tuia programme and supports other initiatives that align with MTFJ purpose.
For more information contact Peter Boyd on 027 280 0924 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Taupō District Council is supporting Taupō Learning Centre to strengthen opportunities throughout the district for disadvantaged youth to secure their license and enable more study and employment options.
For more information contact Taupō Learning Centre on 07 377 4616 or email email@example.com
Alternatively contact Angie Hendricks on 027 240 6473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Taupō District Youth Awards
The Taupō District Youth Awards celebrate young people's achievements in the Taupo District. Young people from year 7-13 are eligible for nomination across a number of categories.
The Taupō District Youth Awards were last held in 2019 and are expected to return in 2023.
Taupō Youth Network
Taupō Youth Network brings together those working with youth to celebrate, support and listen to young people. The network meets on the last Monday of each month at different host venues.
For more information contact Andrew Lilburn, Taupō Council of Social Services by email email@example.com.
Youth week is an annual, national event is all about inspiring us as a community to value, support, and affirm the diversity of young people in our society. The week celebrates our young people through youth led events and activities.
Taupō Youth Network members collaborate to offer engaging activities to celebrate during Youth Week.
Taupō District Council holds relationships with the following organisations to deliver youth development programmes:
Taupō Pathways delivers initiatives and programmes that advance education, training, and employment opportunities for young people. Acting as the link between employers, educators and young people into meaningful employment.
Taupō Blue Light Ventures
Taupō Blue Light Ventures work alongside Police to deliver youth-centric programs, events and projects that build confident, capable and connected members of the community so that all youth in Taupo are thriving.
Taupō Learning Centre
Taupō Learning Centre (Literacy Taupō) provide a wide range of one-to-one and small group courses focused on supporting individuals with their education pathways, assisting them to gain qualifications that enable them to participate more fully in the community.
Youthtown run many programmes including before and after school programmes and a youth hub to encourage and support young people, build their skills and understanding and unlock their potential.