Whakaoho, a youth-run event for families

Location: Papanui Domain, Sawyers Arms Road Time: 1-4pm on December 9 Description: Join in the fun at this family event organised by young members of the Papanui Youth Development Trust.

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Red Cross website aids Canterbury youth

New Zealand Red Cross has launched a brand new website to provide young people in Canterbury with coping skills after the earthquakes. The site Address the Stress provides video messages from sports heroes,musicians, comedians and actors. Although aimed atyoung people dealing with the Canterbury quakes, the advice contained on it can be applied to any […]

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Recording sound riverside

The Riverside Studio (in Opawa) has just opened a new purpose built studio and will help budding musicians with demo recordings, as well as audiobooks and courses. More info visit this website: http://www.riversidesound.co.nz/

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Young unemployed target of community support model

Young parents (16-18 year olds), as well as 16-17 year olds eligible for benefits from WINZ will now find themselves in the care of Family Works Support Services. Family Works is an arm of Presbyterian Support based at 601 Gloucester Street and follows a community support model.This has come about following the government’s recent welfare […]

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Youthtown holiday programme

Places are still available on the October school holiday programme run by Youthtown in Aranui.You don’t need to live in Aranui but for some events you may need to be aged 14 and over and can pay the fees requested. Find out about the October school holiday programme by by downloading this page. Occasionally Youth […]

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Youth market starts this weekend

The opening of the Christchurch Youth Market at 11 am on Saturday, August 11 offers an opportunity to view the recently completed 298 Youth Health Clinic and see the Youth Hub off to a good start.

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Paula Bennett to speak

The Hon Paula Bennett, Minister of Social Development and Youth Affairs will be the guest speaker at the Annual General Meeting of Home and Family Society Christchurch Incorporated on Wednesday 8 August. The 103rd AGM is being held at St Albans Uniting Church (Cnr Knowles Street and Nancy Avenue, Mairehau). Refreshments are offered from 4.45pm, […]

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Christchurch Youth Market

A new weekly youth market offering free stalls for youth stallholders aged 24 years and under will operate from mid August. Applications are now open for those sites on a casual or longer term basis. Other stallholders 25 years or older can obtain a price for a stall. The market is free to enter and […]

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