Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


Youthline Wellington – Youth Week 2016

Youthline Wellington – Youth Week 2016

Wellington, May Thursday 12th May, 2016: Youth Week 2016 runs 21st- 29th May, and Youthline Wellington has several youth events planned for that week, along with the Youthline Annual Street appeal on Friday 27th May.

Events include:

o Monday 23rd MayYouthline poster competition will be held in Wainuiomata library 4 – 5 pm. Come and get busy designing Youthline Wellington's helpline posters. Winning artwork will be seen all over the city promoting Youthline services.

-Youthline will also be visiting the Eastbourne Scouts at their weekly meeting 8-9pm on Monday 23rd May.

o Thursday 26th May – Youthline will be delivering several workshops on Body Image at Tawa College’s Health and Wellbeing Conference 10am – 2:30pm.

o Friday 27th May – Youthline will be delivering a workshop in collaboration with Community Law at Strathmore Community Centre. Youthline will present on Cyberbullying - Come along and learn how to keep you and your mates safe from online hate. Community Law Wellington will present on Youth Law – learn your rights with the police and in school. This event will be held at the Strathmore Community Centre, 108 Strathmore Ave, 4- 6pm. There will be free pizza and giveaways.

o Saturday 28th May – Youthline in collaboration with Emerge Trust are running a series of events for the Cerebral Palsy Society. This kicks off with ‘Train for your Taka’ a train ride up the Kapiti coast leaving Wellington at 10:44am. It includes lunch at the Paraparaumu Mediterranean Food Warehouse. The events are a way to engage with young people between 15 – 30 years who have cerebral palsy, and hear their thoughts and ideas to improve the Cerebral Palsy Society for this age group

o Friday 27th May – The Youthline Annual Street Appeal from 7am – 6pm.

The Annual Street Appeal Collection is one of Youthline’s biggest events of the year, and is essential for promoting our services and raising much needed funds to keep the organisation running. This ensures we can continue to provide free, confidential, non judgemental telephone, text and email counselling, as well as an information/referral service to young people in the Wellington and Greater Wellington areas.

Nationally, Youthline is working with the proverb of "aroha mai, aroha atu" understanding it as "giving back is giving forward". Youthline Wellington will be doing 15 minute profiles of Wellington volunteers on Access Radio between 4pm-5pm on Monday 23rd through to Thursday 26th of May where you can hear more about how “aroha mai, aroha atu” align’s with Youthline's work in the community.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Elusive Charms Of Christopher Luxon

Well, the first 36 hours of viewing the Christopher Luxon selfie were always going to be the best, before the repetitions set in. We get it, already. He’s an extroverted/big ego/high achieving/God fearing/country music lovin’/family man who is not at all averse to mansplaining to little ladies like RNZ’s Kathryn Ryan what “technical” words like “productivity” actually mean. But wait, there’s more. National is back! Mind you, that’s not the Bad National of recent experience, but the Good National of days gone by... More>>


Defence: New Zealand Response To Assist Peace And Stability In Solomon Islands
The New Zealand government has announced that it will deploy Defence Force and Police personnel to Honiara to help restore peace and stability. “New Zealand is committed to its responsibilities and playing its part in upholding regional security,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.... More>>

Government: Delivers Reactivation Package As Aucklanders Reconnect For Summer
A new support package will help revive economic, social and cultural activities in our largest city over summer, and ensure those in hardship also get relief. The Social Development and Employment Minister Carmel Sepuloni and the Economic and Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash... More>>

Government: Crown Accounts Reflect Strong Economy Amid Pandemic

The Government’s financial accounts continue to reflect an economy that has performed better than expected, despite the latest Delta COVID-19 outbreak. The Crown accounts for the four months to the end of October factors in the improved starting position for the new financial year... More>>


National Party: Bridges Appointed Finance & Infrastructure Spokesperson

Hon Simon Bridges is the National Party’s new Finance and Infrastructure spokesperson, National Leader Christopher Luxon announced today. “Simon has prodigious skills, incredible talent and the intellectual heft needed to excel as National’s Finance spokesperson,” Mr Luxon says.... More>>

Waitangi National Trust: Waitangi Week
The Waitangi National Trust has decided there will be no in-person events at Waitangi Treaty Grounds during Waitangi Week 2022. Under the COVID-19 Protection Framework it would be practically impossible to safely proceed with the usual events of Waitangi commemorations... More>>

Freedom Camping: Making Sure People Are Up To Play With Changes
People interested in finding out how the proposed improvements to freedom camping might affect them are being invited to an information-sharing webinar... More>>




InfoPages News Channels