Youth week encourages young people to lead the way


Selfie competitions, scavenger hunts and a talent quest are all in the works for Youth Week next week with a new theme entitled ‘We are the future’.

Youth week is organised by youth agencies in the Nelson and Tasman regions and encourages young people to lead the way by creating a movement of change.

The international event is designed to showcase the contributions and achievements of young people. Inspiring communities to value, support and affirm the diversity of young people in our society.

Nelson Tasman Youth Workers Collective Coordinators Jenna Baxter and Deanne Kilpatrick say the region has shown great support towards embracing youth week celebrations.

The official Nelson-Tasman Youth Week Event Listing Brochure provides a comprehensive schedule of events on offer regionally and can be picked up from Nelson City and Tasman District Council Service Centres and Libraries or viewed online.