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

  • 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)

The Terms of Reference describe what the Youth Council does.

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

Youth Councillors and Cr Jill Day

Youth Council 2020/21


  • Laura Jackson (Chair)
  • Ella Flavelll (Deputy Chair)
  • Anastasia Reid
  • Brad Olsen
  • Jackson Lacy
  • John Sibanda
  • Raihaan Dalwai
  • Shelly Liang
  • Tony Huang
  • Tim Rutherford
  • Watene Campbell


  • Councillor Tamatha Paul
  • Councillor Jill Day (Alternate)

Need help?

Contact the Advisory Groups team.

Phone 04 803 8334

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