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Te Takere Youth Space open day – You’re invited!

14 March 2014

Te Takere Youth Space open day – You’re invited!

Contact Energy is stoked to announce their support of the Youth Space in Te Takere – the Horowhenua Community’s multi-purpose heart and hub. They’re so stoked, in fact, that they’re shouting Levin afternoon tea next Tuesday, 18 March 2014, between 3.30pm and 4.30pm – first in, first served!

This invitation is extended to everyone in the region who would like to come along and check out the new space. The Youth Space is a one-of-a-kind environment for youth aged 13 to 24 years featuring a recording studio, art space, computers, free internet and more.

“The Te Takere Youth Space is a fantastic and I encourage all young people to come along at some point and make full use of the all the activities and services we have here,” says Te Horowhenua Trust Chair, Sharon Crosbie.

“With the support of Contact Energy, we now have a secure space that gives our youth direct access to resources and support that we haven’t had before.”

Contact approached the Levin community in 2013 to find out what’s important to them and what they see as key issues in the community. Youth unemployment was identified as a key issue, as well as the lack of leisure and recreational activities for young people.

The Youth Space hosts a number of workshops by local businesses and role models to help local youth aim towards a future full of endless opportunities.

“The Levin community holds a very special place in Contact’s heart,” says Levin Contact representative, Kerry McMillan.

“As one of the biggest employers in the area – half of our contact centre team are based here – and with over 4000 customers in Levin alone, we have a lot of people who live, work and play in the region.”

“We’re really keen to understand the issues that are important to our local communities and lend a helping hand where we can.”

The Te Takere Youth Space is located on 10 Bath Street, Levin.
Phone: 06 368 1953
Web: www.tetakere.org.nz/youthspace/

About Contact Energy
Contact is one of New Zealand’s largest electricity generators and retailers. We keep the lights burning, the hot water flowing and the BBQ fired up for around 566,000 customer across the country. Powering the country with electricity, natural gas and LPG, our team of around 1,100 lives, works and operates in communities throughout New Zealand. www.contactenergy.co.nz

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