Why Youthtown?

We are a nationally operated, not-for-profit organisation, who since 1932, has been focused on empowering all young people in New Zealand to be the best they can be.

We run many programmes to encourage and support young people, build their skills and understanding and unlock their potential. Our vision is seeing more empowered young people, engaged in their communities.


Young people inspire us: they are the reason we do what we do at Youthtown!


Our programmes are designed around outcomes first and foremost. We focus on what is truly needed for each young person to thrive.


We create fun, safe, inclusive spaces and places that acknowledge the ever-evolving world that children and young people are journeying through.


We regularly partner with national and local community organisations who are as driven as we are about improving outcomes for children and young people.

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