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Time to Rethink Youth Behavour, Survey Reveals

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 10:57 am | Youthtown

Young New Zealander’s are obsessed with social media, want to be rich and famous and cave to peer pressure – if this is what you think, then think again. Several stereotypes about young people, held by adults have been busted in the second annual ... More >>

Girlfriend People’s Choice Award winners announced

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 5:12 pm | Youthtown

Two impressive entries from rural Kiwi culture to high-end costume design, have won the people’s vote in the 2013 Youthtown Creatifs Young Designer Awards. More >>

Creative Capital churns out Award-winning young designers

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 3:57 pm | Youthtown

Two rising fashion and design stars have taken out top honours in the 2013 Youthtown Creatifs Young Designer Awards – and it’s total Wellington sweep. More >>

Upper Hutt Youth Dream Big

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 3:30 pm | Youthtown

Upper Hutt teens now have a place to share their biggest and boldest aspirations, after a simple art project has grown into a unique youth-led community initiative. More >>

Youthtown pilot programme takes off

Wednesday, 28 August 2013, 12:45 pm | Youthtown

Experiencing the thrill of flying a small Sessna aircraft at North Otago Aero Club, has inspired a talented young kiwi to follow a future in aviation. More >>

Last chance to register for Youthtown Awards

Monday, 12 August 2013, 12:17 pm | Youthtown

Aspiring young New Zealand designers and artists have just two weeks to register for the 2013 Youthtown Creatifs Young Designer Awards. More >>

Industry experts to select NZ's best young creative talent

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 10:33 am | Youthtown

Kiwi Fashion Designer Ingrid Starnes, joins wearable art guru Fifi Colston and AUT Head of Department (Fashion & Textiles), Andreas Mikellis on the esteemed judging panel for the 2013 Youthtown Creatifs Young Designer Awards. More >>

Youthtown encourages film-stars of the future with new clubs

Monday, 29 July 2013, 11:43 am | Youthtown

Budding young TV and film stars now have the opportunity to hone their acting, filming and production skills, with the launch of Youthtown Central’s new after school programme clubs today. More >>

Youthtown Snow Camps Give Youngsters a Real Taste of Winter

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 3:34 pm | Youthtown

Youthtown will be at Whakapapa and Mt Hutt ski fields from July 15 giving young people the opportunity to enjoy skiing and snowboarding experiences. More >>

Youthtown gives young Kiwis a voice this Youth Week

Friday, 3 May 2013, 12:47 pm | Youthtown

New Zealand’s largest youth charity Youthtown wants young Kiwis to speak up on the issues that matter most to them, through the second annual Voice of NZ Survey. More >>

Youth “queue up” to Volunteer

Monday, 3 December 2012, 3:28 pm | Youthtown

Young people are lining up to volunteer, with many frustrated by the lack of opportunity to do unpaid work. More >>

Youthtown’s time capsule to be sealed at Special Celebration

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 2:47 pm | Youthtown

A commemorative time capsule featuring items symbolising ‘what represents youth today’ will be showcased and sealed at Youthtown’s final 80 Years Young celebration at Nelson Street on Saturday 1 December. More >>

NZ Youth Aspire to Hard Work - not Fame and Fortune

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 4:55 pm | Youthtown

In a return to old fashioned values, New Zealand youth are admiring skill, determination and achievement above wealth and fame. More >>

Creatifs Young Designer Awards - Entries Closing soon!

Wednesday, 15 August 2012, 9:12 am | Youthtown

Media Release 14 August 2012 Creatifs Young Designer Awards - Entries Closing soon! Entries to the inaugural Youthtown Creatifs Young Designers Awards competition are closing soon, and Youthtown is urging all creative young Kiwis not to miss this opportunity ... More >>

Welcoming back Youthtown Alumni

Friday, 3 August 2012, 8:51 am | Youthtown

As part of their “80 Years Young” celebration, Youthtown is searching for its old boys and girls to be part of a new association - Youthtown Alumni. For over 80 years Youthtown has been a place to discover fun and adventure, learn new skills ... More >>

Youthtown Launches Creatifs - Young Designer Awards

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 12:43 pm | Youthtown

Youthtown is encouraging creative young Kiwis to put their fashion, design and artistic talents to the test as entrants in the inaugural Youthtown Creatifs. The Youthtown Creatifs are young designer awards open to all 13 to18 year olds who are passionate ... More >>

Youthtown Launches National Youth Survey

Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 4:01 pm | Youthtown

National youth charity Youthtown is going to the streets to find out how young people really feel about themselves and their future. Youthtown has commissioned Point Research to uncover who our teenagers are, what they think and what matters to them most with ... More >>

Calling Future Stars: Youthtown Short Film Competition

Tuesday, 24 April 2012, 2:27 pm | Youthtown

Youthtown urges New Zealand’s rising film making talent to start getting creative and enter the 2012 Jump Cut Short Film Competition. Youthtown’s annual short film challenge has been running successfully for eight years. This year the name has changed ... More >>

Christchurch Schools Jump Aboard the Fitness Trail

Friday, 30 March 2012, 4:28 pm | Youthtown

Fitness trails were officially launched Thursday 29 March at Aranui High School and Linwood College. The launches are part of a national fitness trail initiative being rolled out by Youthtown to encourage physical exercise and health for New Zealand ... More >>

Youthtown Partners with Basketball Auckland

Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 3:35 pm | Youthtown

Youthtown has partnered with Basketball Auckland in an effort to encourage inner city basketball enthusiasts to get active with the help from a Tall Black who began his career at Youthtown. More >>

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