Welcome to Raise Up!

Raise Up NZ

Raise Up is the Y's youth development program run by youth for youth, for ages 13-18. Running events, workshops and community outreaches across Aotearoa, and providing a supportive environment for young people to develop leadership, teamwork and develop their confidence and skills. 

Raise Up operates from locations across both the North and South Islands, built on the foundations of the long and successful history the Y has had working with young people in local communities.

Become the person you want to be in 2024 - Join a Raise Up Crew!

Or DM us @raiseupnz on Instagram for more details.

Locations across the North and the South Island - find out more and get started!

Young people that care, create communities that care!

Want to be more active in your community? Want to learn how to run large scale events? Want to meet other like minded young people? 

Raise Up is a programme that is run by young people for young people!

It is an awesome way to gain volunteer hours, make new friends and gather leadership training. 
It includes a mixture of weekly activities, events, workshops and personal leadership development options. These are tailored to the interests of youth in each region and could include sports, music, dance, fashion, leadership training, art and much more.

Raise Up crews run events, activities and workshops for young people aged 13-18, along with a variety of community outreach programmes with opportunities to volunteer. 

New Found Sound

New Found Sound is back for 2024! Come celebrate local youth artists aged 13-18 at the start of their musical careers.