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Click an article below for more information on what’s been happening at Te Aranui Youth Trust over the last few months.

Wow, how times have changed

Wow, how times have changed

We have all gone in and out of lockdown, practised social distancing and have been on our best COVID behaviour. Luckily all our hard work...

Breakfast Club 2020

Breakfast Club 2020

Breakfast club is back and better than ever. We have a record number of rangatahi turning up which is awesome to see. We thought we would...

Wahine Toa

Wahine Toa

Otumoetai College Celebration – Rainbows End Better late than never – On February the 24th we finally got to celebrate the completion of...

Tipu Skills for Life

Tipu Skills for Life

This term we have been involved with an amazing program called Tipu Skills for Life. Tipu Skills for Life aims to work intensively through...

Good in the Hood

Good in the Hood

Last month we were chosen as one of the charities in Z Energy’s “Good in the Hood” campaign. This campaign is all about giving back to the...

Holiday Programme Winter 2019

Holiday Programme Winter 2019

Our final holiday programme for 2019 was a great success. Over the second week of the school holidays, we had 20 of our kids and 8 staff...

CASE STUDY

THREATS OF VIOLENCE

Raised around gangs, Quintin inadvertently found himself in a bad situation – receiving multiple threats from various gang members.

With the help of a Te Aranui Youth Trust intervention, Quintin was able to leave Tauranga and find safety out of town. He has now permanently relocated to a new area, for a new life.

Our kids often don’t choose their own path, they are raised in entrenched poverty, affected by the decisions of those who are meant to care for them and fail.