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.
- 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)
Youth Council members with Mayor Justin Lester
Join Youth Council
Up to 20 young Wellingtonians from a variety of backgrounds are chosen to join Youth Council each year, with recruitment in July.
Find out how you can Join Youth Council, and have your say on the way our city runs.
These annual reports give information on the Youth Council's work and achievements and how they've addressed issues.
Contact Dominic Tay, Senior Democracy Advisor
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