Rotorua Youth Card offers young people support, advice and discounts
A newly developed Rotorua Youth Card has been released for local young people between the ages of 11 and 18. Rotorua District Council’s youth projects officer Jill Campbell said the credit card-sized 2013 youth card provides information about a range of local services available to help young ...Continue Reading...
New track by Mangere rapper Laybaq “Sincerely Yours”
Up & coming Mangere Rapper ‘Laybaq’ (Mike Taii) releases his brand new single today “Sincerely Yours”, a personal and heartfelt ode to a mothers unrelenting love, sacrifices and hard work. His smooth 90’s influenced rap flow, previously showcased in his popular releases “Mangere ...Continue Reading...
Upcoming webinar series – preventing Maori suicide
Kia ora whanau, Reminder to register for the up & coming webinar (online seminars) on preventing Maori Suicide. There are three seminars January/ February/ March. Feel free to pass on. Nga mihi whanau. Upcoming webinar series – preventing Maori suicide In collaboration with the ...Continue Reading...
California Youth Demand a Plan
Kia ora whanau While many whanau at home in Aotearoa are enjoying the sun, the water, good kai and whanau, we are here visiting our whanau in California where the Gun Debate is astonishingly fatal. We all heard about the tamariki and their kaiako being shot at their school and every other day, ...Continue Reading...
Youth panel approves grants for 63 community anti-bullying projects
Associate Social Development Minister Tariana Turia today announced that 63 community projects aimed at preventing bullying will receive grants under the first round of the Te Punanga Haumaru fund. A panel of young people met over two days to consider the 185 applications received. All panel ...Continue Reading...
Rangatahi Film: Greatness is a Lofty Mountain
Kia ora whanau. We love to support Rangatahi efforts and received this awesome message about a film that reflects on the connection between people and the environment. “Kia ora Potaua. Is there any chance you can help us out by broadcasting one of our stunning films created by a small group of ...Continue Reading...
TV Commercial Auditions, Rotorua
To whom it may concern My name is Neill Rea. I am a casting director with an Auckland company called Fly. We cast television commercials and series and we have been engaged to find the lead talent for a new TV commercial shooting in Rotorua. Destination Rotorua Marketing are behind this ...Continue Reading...
Equal pay for equal work, Te Ururoa Flavell
The Maori Party is strongly opposing the Starting Out wage package, which establishes a youth wage at 80% of the minimum wage in New Zealand for 16 and 17 year olds in the first six months of work with a new employer. “We have always pushed for an increase to the minimum wage in recognition [...]Continue Reading...
VOTE for ARAHIA AND TAHU to be on NZ’s Got Talent!!
Music plays all day, every day in our whare and the artists who are heard the most (and the loudest) are Arihia and Tahu, a talented pair of rangatahi who are looking for your help and your vote. “We have been singing together for fun since we were really young and started singing ...Continue Reading...
Whakaue boy gains insight into NZ banking system (and gets to hold $1M)
By Amy Childs (Waiariki Journalism School) A Rotorua Boys High School student was given the chance to hold $1 million cash when he visited the Reserve Bank of New Zealand recently. Bailey Lacey-Rameka was one of six local Year 10 students who travelled to Wellington as part of a RBNZ Pukaki ...Continue Reading...
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