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Maungakiekie-Tāmaki youth urged to have their say

Maungakiekie-Tāmaki youth urged to have their say

Maungakiekie-Tāmaki youth are being urged to have a say in issues affecting their local area by participating in an online survey organised by the Onehunga YMCA Raise Up youth crew.


2016 Raise Up Tv Screen

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.


Walk The Line

Walk the Line

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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Young leaders head to camp

At the end of the April school holidays, more than 140 young people involved in Raise Up, YMCA Auckland’s leadership programme for young people, descended on the iconic YMCA Camp Adair facility for the 11th annual Youth Development Camp. 


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New mural sparks members pride!

Lynfield Youth & Leisure Centre

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.