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Empowering all young people in New Zealand to be the best they can be. 


We are a national, not-for-profit Kiwi organisation who have been running programmes and programme spaces since 1932.

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What we do

Our Work

Life Skills
Cooking, independence skills, teamwork, problem-solving and specialist qualifications

Creative Arts
Performing arts, craft, music, textiles, film and media.

Science & Technology​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Experiments, engineering, technology. Extra after-school opportunities

Sports & Recreation
Sports and active pursuits from around the world tournaments. Sports deliveries. 

Outdoors & Environment
Camps, tramps, Outdoors Mark-accredited water-sports, Education outside the classroom (EOTC) & Adventure based learning (ABL).

Wellbeing & Connection
Physical, mental, spiritual and community wellbeing activities.