Youth groups in Motueka
This set of pages will provide information about all participating youth groups in Motueka.
A registered Charitable Trust specialising in outdoor camps that are a Rite of Passage for boys becoming young men. These camps help the fundamental shift from boy to man, both emotionally and psychologically. They are also a whole lot of fun for all involved! TRACKS is not affiliated with any particular faith or culture, and aims to provide a balanced, generational community that young people can learn in. Web: www.tracks.net.nz.
A registered Charitable Trust offering community based Rite of Passage outdoor events for girls becoming young women. Tides works with 13 – 16 year old young women to empower their transition through puberty and into adulthood. We do this through outdoor experience, creative exploration personal development tools, conscious mentoring and ritual. Web: www.tides.net.nz.
(Helping Young People at Events and Gathering Spaces) Street Ambassadors patrol the streets during summer months from 9.30pm till 4am looking out for young people who might find themselves in strife while out partying. Ma-ori Wardens maintain a similar voluntary presence on the streets of Nelson all year round. Contact: Dave Crocker, Service Coordinator, 02102472909 or 03 548 0560.
Scouting NZ - Riwaka
Keas, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers - activities for boys and girls aged 5-18 years. Weekly meetings plus camps and other outings. Phone 0800 SCOUTS.
Motueka Independent Youth Trust
There are many outcomes and results to this project. The young people have learnt things about the process of playing and recording music, they have expanded their horizons' of what is possible within music and have extended there talents and passions to new areas of music and music production.
Further details here »
Motueka Youth Council
The Tasman Youth Council (TYC) was established in 1998, out of a need expressed from local young people to have their voices heard and their interests taken seriously. It comprises four regional clusters set up in the Richmond, Motueka, Golden Bay and Murchison wards, and each cluster carries out projects and initiatives relevant to the needs expressed by local young people in their communities.
Further details here »
Moutere Community Youth
Our aim is to help fulfil and provide for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of young people in the greater Moutere Community. Andy and Abbey Bensemann are the youth workers. Youth events are run weekly during school term, and intermittently through the holidays. You can check out upcoing events on our facebook page, Moutere Community Youth, or check out the Grapevine. Give us a call on 543 2949, or Andy on 021 2245178, or Abbey on 027 2434364. Youth group is on Friday nights from 7pm @ the Sunday School Hall behind the church in Upper Moutere.
Church-based youth groups
Youth groups are a common feature in the life of young teens. With membership ages ranging from 13 up, they offer a safe haven for teenagers and help keep them off the street. Details by Gemma Lamont
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