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Connex is a youth Leadership programme

funded by the Ministry of Youth Development


This Programme has 3 focus areas:

1. Youth advisory groups - South Taranaki

Leadership training through young people being connected to key youth organisations in South Taranaki.  Young people will be provided the tools and opportunity to have a say in the policy, management and services provided by organisations, develop services/workshops for young people.  Identify key issues in their community and implement sustainable resources/workshops/actions/connections to minimise risk/increase positive youth engagement and opportunities.

2. Community projects and action leadership groups

Groups formed to implement key projects in their community to enhance positive youth participation, involvement and opportunities.

3. Youth leadership training

Leadership training designed to upskill and support young people to become youth leaders in rural communities.  To prove rural communities with a sustainable resource.

For more information, please contact Connex Programme Facilitator: Stacey Foskett : 028 85004087.













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