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NZ Fashion Weekend slot for young designers

A collection of New Zealand’s youngest designers have an opportunity to present their work alongside industry leaders at NZ Fashion Week on 2 September.

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North Shore teens hit world stage at NZ Fashion Weekend

Twenty North Shore teenagers are taking their event management skills to the world stage as they head to NZ Fashion Weekend to run the annual Walk the Line runway fashion show on 2 September.

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Massey Raise Up secures funding for new Youth Hub

Massey Raise Up has secured over $38k in funding for a new Youth Hub to be located at Massey Leisure Centre managed by YMCA.

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Teen volunteer has a great future ahead

Kimm Rae never thought she would be the recipient of a major award, but that all changed in October when she was surprised with something special. Kimm is part of the Raise Up crew at Massey Leisure Centre managed by YMCA. The Raise Up crew is made up of teenagers who volunteer their time to help organise and run events. When she was asked to help out at an important YMCA annual awards night, she was more than happy to help.

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The Massey Raise Up crew is a committee of young volunteers who initiate, plan and organise a range of activities, workshops and events for local youth. They require funding to create a youth-focused space for young people to study and learn, connect and interact


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RECRUTING NOW!

The Raise Up Crews are recruiting now. 

If you are keen to be involved, fill out an application form at reception or apply online at www.raiseup.co.nz

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Raise Up crews learn how to save a mate

SAM is an interactive learning experience for 13–18-year-olds that takes a look at very real, and often scary situations related to alcohol and other drug use – and teaches young people how to prevent, recognise and respond to such emergencies.


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YMCA grateful for the support of Auckland’s Local Boards

YMCA Auckland’s commitment to building stronger kids, stronger families and stronger communities is made possible with the generous support of its funders, and a number of Auckland Local Boards are helping to make all the difference.


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New Zealand Fashion Week is an iconic event on Kiwi calendars, and an important fixture of YMCA Auckland’s Youth Development programme, Raise Up. Simply put, Walk The Line is an innovative platform where young designers nationwide are able to put their creations on a world stage.


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New mural sparks members pride!

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As far as Jonathan Peddie was concerned, there was nothing worse than walking past a big, plain white wall at work every day.



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History of Youth Development in the YMCA

YMCA has been running youth development in New Zealand for over 150 years. The Raise Up programme is the YMCA's current youth development programme and covers all areas that cater for 13-18 year olds including events, workshops, activities, youth fitness and youth volunteering. 

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Raise Up celebrates a huge year

Raise Up celebrated another successful year of creating opportunities for youth and using their young and vibrant energy towards community good, at its annual graduation ceremony in Decemeber.