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Launch of the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa

February 7 2002 Media Advisory

Launch of the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa

Laila Harré, Minister of Youth Affairs, will be launching the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa this coming Monday, February 11th.

Also speaking at the launch will be the Hon Steve Maharey, Minister of Social Services, and Professor Richard Whitfield, visiting expert on education and youth policy from the United Kingdom.

Young people from the Ministry of Youth Affairs’ Youth Advisory Forum will be performing skits based on the Youth Development Strategy with the help of the Improv Bandits.

Embargoed copies of the Strategy will be made available to journalists on Friday February 8th.

1:45 – 2:00pm Proceedings begin – Mihi/Introduction by Whetu Campbell
2 minute opportunity for response from the floor

2:00 – 2:15pm Ministers Speeches
- Minister Harré
- Minister Maharey

2:15pm Whetu to introduce Professor Whitfield

2:20 – 2:25pm Professor Whitfield Speech

2:25 – 2:45pm YAF/Improv Bandits Presentation

2:45 – 3:15pm Afternoon Tea

Where: Zeal, 50 Victoria St; Wellington
When: Monday February 11 2002
Time: 1.45pm
Who: Laila Harré, Steve Maharey, Professor Richard, the Ministry of Youth Affairs’ Youth Advisory Forum


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