Far North Youth Council

1. Overview

Young people see the world in a unique way. We want to hear what you think and how we can make the Far North a better place for rangatahi.

Applications are now OPEN for the Far North Youth Council (FNYC). The FNYC has been running since 2016, and is a youth-led, youth development initiative.  Over 120 youth have represented their communities through this programme over the past 5 years.

Youth Councillors will get tools to build their networks, be an advocate for Far North youth and be given opportunities for personal, professional development and growth

There are 9 hui planned including one away trip to Wellington to attend the Festival for the Future event. Meetings will be both face to face and online, and attendance at all hui is expected. The key dates are;

  •  March 23rd to April 8th 2022, applications OPEN for FNYC positions
  • April 21st – Meeting One FACE TO FACE or Online (Covid dependent)
  • May 19th – Meeting Two ONLINE
  • June 23rd – Meeting Three FACE TO FACE or Online (Covid dependent)
  • July 29th – 31st Festival for the Future Wellington – Meeting Four - FACE TO FACE
  • August 18th – Meeting Five – FACE TO FACE or Online (Covid dependent)
  • September 22nd– Meeting Six ONLINE
  • ELECTION MONTH – October 13th Meeting Seven FACE TO FACE or Online (Covid dependent)
  • November 17th – Meeting Eight ONLINE
  • December 2nd – Meeting Nine - End of year activity - FACE TO FACE (Covid dependent)

These fixed meetings do not include ad-hoc meetings/ get togethers/ discussion sessions held throughout this year alongside the above schedule.

Want to find out more?

Follow the FNYC Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FarNorthYouthCouncil

Follow us on Instagram @farnorthyouthcouncil

Send an email to farnorthyouthcouncil@fndc.govt.nz

2. Application form

Applications are now OPEN for the Far North Youth Council (FNYC). The FNYC has been running since 2016, and is a youth-led, youth development initiative.  Over 120 youth have represented their communities through this programme over the past 5 years. Fill in the form below to apply.

Your details
You must be between the ages of 15 and 24.
Questions
Please provide contact details for TWO adults who can tell us how awesome you are:
In submitting this application form:
I consent for Far North District Council to contact my referees

I consent to police vetting if selected and will provide photo identification

I consent to publication of my name and image if selected

I have access to internet at home

I have access to transport for Far North Youth Council events

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Last updated 12 April 2022