The Ministry of Youth Development - Te Manatū Whakahiato Taiohi - encourages and supports young people, aged between 12 and 24 years old, to develop and use knowledge, skills and experiences to participate confidently in their communities.

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Youth in Action

We've had the privilege to meet some incredible young people and learn more about their goals, challenges and achievements. We feature their stories every month in Youth Matters, MYD's e-newsletter. You can read their stories here.