Youth-driven Te Ha programme awarded $4000

Series of events expected to help young people understand their shared history in the lead-in to the sestercentennial.

Series of events expected to help young people understand their shared history in the lead-in to the sestercentennial.

THE 2017 Youth Fund has awarded he Te Ha Trust $4000 for a programme in which young people will lead and develop a series of community events based on first direct contact between Maori and Europeans.

The events are expected to help young people understand their shared history as part of the lead-in to the 2019 sestercentennial event.

The Youth Fund supports community initiatives led by young people whether they work alone or in partnership with youth organisations.

Acting Youth Minister Anne Tolley announced successful applicants for the Youth Fund 2017.

“Young people made up the panel which assessed applications, making this a completely youth-led initiative,” Mrs Tolley said.

“The projects supported in 2017 will enable young people aged between 12 and 24 to take part in a diverse range of volunteering, mentoring and leadership opportunities.”

The aim of the Youth Fund is to help young people develop their own skills and to provide ways for youth to contribute to their communities.

Since it was launched in 2010, the fund has supported more than 270 youth-led projects.

THE 2017 Youth Fund has awarded he Te Ha Trust $4000 for a programme in which young people will lead and develop a series of community events based on first direct contact between Maori and Europeans.

The events are expected to help young people understand their shared history as part of the lead-in to the 2019 sestercentennial event.

The Youth Fund supports community initiatives led by young people whether they work alone or in partnership with youth organisations.

Acting Youth Minister Anne Tolley announced successful applicants for the Youth Fund 2017.

“Young people made up the panel which assessed applications, making this a completely youth-led initiative,” Mrs Tolley said.

“The projects supported in 2017 will enable young people aged between 12 and 24 to take part in a diverse range of volunteering, mentoring and leadership opportunities.”

The aim of the Youth Fund is to help young people develop their own skills and to provide ways for youth to contribute to their communities.

Since it was launched in 2010, the fund has supported more than 270 youth-led projects.

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