Youth Council

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


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

Main roles

  • Assist and advise the City Council on how to help grow a great city where young people thrive and contribute to the City Council's priorities.
  • Bring extra insight to Council (a youth perspective) to solve problems facing a changing world
  • Develop the capabilities of its members (including leadership and engaging more, wider youth)

Terms of Reference

Youth Council Terms of Reference (245KB PDF) | Text version (50KB DOCX)

Youth Councillors at their July meeting

Youth Council 2021/22


  • Anastasia Reid (Chair)
  • Josh Taefu (Deputy Chair)
  • Akira McTavish-Huriwai
  • Ali Haidari
  • Artemis Crawford
  • Ella Flavell
  • Henry Lockhart
  • Jackson Lacy
  • John Sibanda
  • Leandra Broughton
  • Nikau Edmond-Smaill
  • Pulupaki Puvalu
  • Waimarama Taiti-Bright


  • Councillor Tamatha Paul
  • Councillor Jill Day (Alternate)

Contact us

Advisory Groups team

Phone: 021 223 2931