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Ara Taiohi calls for investment in young people.

Friday, 2 June 2017, 12:33 pm | Ara Taiohi

As news of further funding cuts and the closure of key organisations in South Auckland breaks, Ara Taiohi, the peak body for youth development, calls for investment in young people. “We believe that the correct response to violence and mental distress ... More >>

Youth health and development services are struggling

Friday, 19 May 2017, 9:09 am | Ara Taiohi

Youth development services are working to prevent mental health concerns from escalating and providing much needed health promotion. However, this work is being side-lined by crisis and urgent social issues. A wealth of evidence from Aotearoa and overseas ... More >>

National Professional Association for Youth Workers Launches

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 9:34 am | Ara Taiohi

Youth work in Aotearoa has a rich history, a strong present and an exciting future. Today, the youth development sector celebrates the launch of a professional association for youth workers, built by youth workers. More >>

Government challenged to prioritise support for young people

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 9:49 am | Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi, peak body for youth development, is calling on the government to prioritise spending on all young people in the 2016 budget. “We think that investment in our young people in Aotearoa should take priority over tax cuts,” says Anya Satyanand, ... More >>

Youth Development Organisations find their MOJO

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 1:49 pm | Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi, peak body for youth development, in partnership with the New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network, The Collaborative Trust for Research and Training in Youth Health and Development, and the Society for Youth Health Professionals of Aotearoa ... More >>

Young people talk culture and social change for Youth Week

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 4:17 pm | Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi, the peak body for youth development and Shakti Youth, a group of youth from Asian, Middle Eastern and African communities passionate about social justice are excited to launch Youth Week 2016 with a unique poster and video series that ... More >>

Ara Taiohi Celebrates an Inclusive Commonwealth

Monday, 14 March 2016, 9:37 am | Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi Celebrates an Inclusive Commonwealth Ara Taiohi, peak body for youth development in New Zealand, is celebrating an inclusive and youth centred Commonwealth on Commonwealth Day 2016 today. “The Commonwealth are doing incredible work to ... More >>

Strength based approach needed

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 3:43 pm | Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi, the peak body for the youth sector, endorses the need for a strength-based approach to changing inequitable outcomes for young people regardless of where they live. However, a report launched by Treasury today entitled “Using Integrated Administrative ... More >>

Ministry dedicated to the kaupapa of positive development

Monday, 30 November 2015, 12:42 pm | Ara Taiohi

In response to the change of direction at the Ministry of Youth Development which was announced by Minister Kaye last Tuesday, Anya Satyanand, Executive Officer at Ara Taiohi, had the following to say: More >>

Dr Harry Shier to visit New Zealand

Monday, 5 October 2015, 8:07 am | Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi, national peak body for the youth sector in New Zealand, is delighted to announce that Dr Harry Shier will provide the keynote address. His presence at Ara Taiohi's biennial national wānanga, Building Pathways, will add a wealth of ... More >>

Celebrate our future leaders

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:04 pm | Ara Taiohi

Starting Saturday Ara Taiohi Youth Week celebrates ‘We are the future/Kō tātau te ao o āpōpō. From May 23-31 young people and their supporters will be running events across New Zealand that showcase the passions, achievements and successes ... More >>

Celebrating Young People and Their Successes

Friday, 16 May 2014, 11:33 am | Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi Youth Week 2014 kicks off tomorrow with events being held nationwide to celebrate young people and their contributions to the community. The theme for the week, which lasts from 17 – 25 May, is ‘Be the Change’, an active theme encouraging ... More >>

Funding for Youth One-Stop Shops

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 5:23 pm | Ara Taiohi

News in today’s Budget that the Youth One Stop Shops will receive an additional $8.6 million is welcomed by the youth sector. The funding will enable the Youth One-Stop Shops to provide social support for young people for the next four years, and help ... More >>

Youth need clear pathways to employment

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 4:54 pm | Ara Taiohi

The Government’s intentions to get more people off the benefit and into work will require strategies to provide clear pathways to employment, including the provision of quality, affordable childcare and other support. More >>

Ara Taiohi welcomes PM's Science Advisory Committee Report

Wednesday, 1 June 2011, 3:52 pm | Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi welcomes the release of the Prime Minister’s Science Advisory Committee, Improving the transition: reducing social and psychological morbidity during adolescence. More >>

 

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