Welcome to Te Aranui Youth Trust

Te Ara Poutama

It takes a community to raise a child, we want you to join our mentoring programme and share your valuable experience.
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Our Programmes

Te Ara Poutama

The Te Ara Poutama mentoring programme, is a service providing mentoring to youths who have been identified as ‘at-risk’ in the Western Bay of Plenty area.

Youth Development Programme

Working with ‘At Risk Children’ in the Western Bay of Plenty under the age of 14 years referred by Tauranga Police.

Safe and Positive Youth - Safe Communities

Our mission – Inspire and challenge youth at risk to make safe and positive life choices.

Latest Events and News

Good in the Hood – Z 11th Avenue

Good in the Hood – Z 11th Avenue

We have been selected as one of the charities for this months Good in the Hood campaign at Z 11th Avenue. So come on down and support Te Aranui Youth Trust when you fill up this month.

Selling your house?

Selling your house?

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to help raise funds for Te Aranui Youth Trust as Jim Peterson from Westbay Real Estate has kindly offered to donate 20% of his commission to TAYT on referral from us. - Save up to $4,600 with lower fee structure - Free...

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Growing Strong Youths…
Building Better Communities

Te Aranui Youth Trust empowers young people in the Western Bay of Plenty to engage with their community and make self-aware and conscientious life choices.

Through the delivery of Te Aranui Youth Trust and Police Youth Development programmes,
Te Aranui Youth Trust provides a pathway to ensure local youths are positive, steadfast, well-adjusted members of the community.

Growing up is a trying time and youths are very much influenced by what is going on around them.
Te Aranui Youth Trust’s aim is to build courage and resilience in these young people so that they can resist negative influences and follow a positive path. In developing self-awareness and leadership potential, youths begin to thrive.

Without our assistance, local youths would be disadvantaged.

Because we work alongside New Zealand Police and Ministry of Education and with knowledge of what is happening in our community, the work we carry out meets the foremost needs and delivers the greatest possible benefits.

Te Aranui Youth Trust receives no government funding, so we rely on the generosity of the community, in providing our vital youth programmes.

Get amongst it! With your help we can continue to educate and empower youth along positive pathways to success.

Thanks To Our Supporters

And our funders