Youth Council

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The Wellington Youth Council meets regularly to provide a voice for young people. 

They work on youth-related projects and advise Wellington City Council on issues that affect the city and the city's youth.

Main roles

  • Help and advise the Council on how to help grow a great city where young people can thrive and contribute to the Council's priorities
  • Provide added insight (a youth perspective) to the Council to solve problems in a changing world
  • Develop the capabilities of its members (including leadership and engaging more widely with youth)

The Terms of Reference describe what the Youth Council does.

Terms of Reference (78KB PDF) | Text version (17KB RTF)

Wellington City Youth Council with Mayor Justin Lester (August 2018)

Youth Council 2019/20

Members

  • Freja Cook (Chair)
  • Ella Flavelll (Deputy Chair)
  • Anastasia Reid
  • Bethany Kaye-Blake
  • Brad Olsen
  • Carl Bennett
  • Dexter Smith
  • Grace Day
  • Jackson Lacy
  • John Sibanda
  • Laura Jackson
  • Liam Davies
  • Melania Lui-Fai
  • Neesha Dixon
  • Raihaan Dalwai
  • Shelly Liang
  • Teri O'Neill
  • Tony Huang
  • Tim Rutherford
  • Watene Campbell

Councillors

  • Jill Day
  • Simon Woolf

Need help?

Contact Sean Johnson, Democracy Advisor

Phone 027 803 0758
Email sean.johnson@wcc.govt.nz

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