With an array of engaging activities on offer, Youthtown is the perfect place for young New Zealanders to learn, grow and build confidence.
Youth Week - Live Like A Legend!
Youthtown is a proud supporter of Youthweek! We are excited about this year's theme "Live like a Legend" and to celebrate Youthweek we have launched our annual Youthtown Voice of NZ Survey. This is a chance for every young New Zealander to have their say on issues that matter to them. So have your voice heard and take part in the survey, in doing so you automatically go in the chance to win an ipad!
We also have plenty of legendary activities and events happening around the country. Some of our activities and events include Leadership and Development workshops, Amazing Races, Dance Parties, Sports in the Park, Hip Hop Comps, Student Markets, Talent Quests and so much more! For more info on our Youthweek events check out what's on offer at our branches below.
Sports in the Park - An evening of sports, water fights, skating and capture the flag team games. Plus FREE BBQ and music provided by our DJ! It's gonna be LEGENDARY!
Friday 10th May - Owairaka Park
Monday 13th May - Victoria Park Central
Sports in the Park - An evening of sports, games, laser skirmish, archery, 'nek level' skate school featuring Levi Hawken and a FREE BBQ!
Tuesday 7th May and Thursday 9th May - Riversdale Park
Talent Quest - Have you got the X Factor? Are you a ‘Legend’ in the making? Then this night is for you! Or, if you want to just hang out and support, then come down for an awesome FREE night of fun and enjoy the talent on display!
Fri 10th May - New Lynn Community Centre, New Lynn
$10 registration fee, registrations close Mon 6th May
$500 in prizes to be won!
For Enquiries and Registrations Contact Vei:
09 379 5430 ext 806
Sports in the Park - An evening of sports, games, laser skirmish team competition and a FREE BBQ! Prizes to be won! Plus Amy from Youthtown’s art team will be offering FREE airbrush tattoos!
Monday 5th May - Crossfields Park, Glendowie
Friday 10th May - Talbot Reserve, Glen Innes
Pump yourself up with some gears from the thrift shop! Clear out your closet or create something new, bring it all down and then buy something for you!
Wednesday 8th May 2013
Market opens at 4pm till 7pm
Year 9 to Year 13 and families welcome
Great Lake Tongariro Domain
- Student Market Sales – creations and car boot sales
- Surf and Skate clothing sales from local shops
- Live Music and Performances
- Dj Pantha
- Street Art Workshop with Toby Jenkins and Owen Dippie
- Mechanical bull
- Youth Service Displays
- Delicious Food Stalls and more...
For more information Contact: Bex, Pix and Kat on PH: 073780783 Or E: email@example.com
BODY ROCK Hip Hop Comp
Prestige dance crew – From Auckland to perform and Judge! Big cash prize up for grabs! Regional Hip Hop groups competing with a open solo dance comp! Also feat. RnB Singer Nyrene Crowley! Also Featuring: DJ Pantha, MC Gabz and MC Jordz! Sound and Lighting by Brock and Shamus
Date : Friday 10th May 2013
Times : Doors open at 7.00 close at 8pm, Event finishes at 11pm
Ages: 14 to 24years
Location: Great Lake Centre Taupo
Tickets will be available at Taupo Colleges during selected lunch hours, at Youthtown, or on the door for $5
Register your crew for the competition by May 6th by contacting Pickle at 3780783 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Zombie Apocalypse Sat 4th May
What : Giant game of capture the flag “ zombie” style
Venue : Undisclosed zombie forrest, bus leaves from Youthtown, 220b Pages Rd, behind Cowles Stadium at 4.30pm and returns approx. 8pm
Cost : $5 which includes transport there and back, BBQ and being scared silly while you’re there!
Who : High School Ages (School Years 9-13)
Leadership & Development Workshop
Age group: Year 8 Students
Date: Wednesday 8th May
Venue: Whitestone Contracting Stadium, Centennial Park
Intermediate Dance Party
Age group: Yr 7 & 8
Date: Friday 10th May
Time: 7.00pm – 9.30pm
Venue: Galleon Complex
Cost: $3 entry fee
Theme: LIVE LIKE A LEGEND - come dressed as a legendary icon
Prizes for best costume
No outs. No bullying. Drug, alcohol and smoke free
The Amazing Race
Age group: Years 9-13
Date: Sunday 12th May
Time: Race briefing 9.30am @ Youthtown Office
Cost: $10 a team
Theme: LIVE LIKE A LEGEND – all team members dress up as a legendary icon
Teams of 4 (maximum 12 teams)
Preregistration required – entry form available from Youthtown Office 87 Thames Street, Oamaru Entries accepted on payment
Prizes for winning team plus loads of spot prizes
Food and drink provided at completion of Race
Register your team today!
For more info or to register please contact Anika:
Phone: 03 434 6473 or 027 891 2041
Our Youth Squads provide leadership opportunities for young people who want to make a difference to the lives of other young people and have a positive impact in their community.
To find out more about our Youth Squads click here
Term and Holiday Activities
We offer term activities such as boxing, fitness, photography and cooking aimed specifically at intermediate and secondary aged young people in Oamaru and secondary aged youth in Auckland Central, Taupo, Upper Hutt and Christchurch.
Art and Creative Opportunities
At Youthtown we know young people are creative and innovative and we provide opportunities for youth to develop and showcase their talent and dedication to their creative passions.
To find out what’s currently on offer click here.
Our outdoor specialists offer opportunity for fun and adventure. Always action packed, we offer activities such as skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking, caving, kayaking, rock climbing and many more. For more info click here.