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The People In Your Neighbourhood

2018 has seen a lot of traction gained in the youth employment sector.  With the final quarter 2017/18 we have seen the success of the first JobFest for 2018. Always looking at ways to work in with community, Youth Connections partnered together with the annual NZ Careers Expo - delivering [...]

2018-08-07T15:31:01+13:00July 30th, 2018|Youth|

The UHY Haines Norton Youth Study Scholarship

The UHY Haines Norton $6,000 Study Scholarship 2018 UHY Haines Norton is once again thrilled to be offering a $6,000 Study Scholarship to Year 13 students attending selected West Auckland secondary schools. The scholarship is a grant towards study fees of an undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Studies degree. UHY Haines Norton is [...]

2018-08-06T20:22:36+13:00June 30th, 2018|Youth|

Youthfull – Land, Learn & Earn

THE FUTURE – YOUTH EMPLOYMENT Youth FULL – Land, Learn & Earn A digital destination for unemployed youth aged 16 -24 years to up-skill and grow their understanding of job-seeking, career decision-making, and how to sell their brand in a highly competitive market. YouthFULL – Youth FULL of potential We [...]

2018-08-06T20:12:53+13:00June 30th, 2018|Youth|

The Future – Youth Employment

With local NEETs (young people Not-in-Employment-Education-or-Training) numbers from last quarter, showing over 2000 young people (15-24yrs) in the Henderson-Massey Local Board Area. The new partnership with Central Park Henderson Business (CPHB) and Youth Connections is not a timely one – but a necessary one. September 2017, saw the initial collaborative [...]

2018-08-06T20:38:20+13:00May 26th, 2018|Youth|

Leah Brown (from running the phone to running the firm)

By Tony Potter Flashback to August, 2000: fresh-faced and straight out of high school, Leah Jones (18) gets the receptionist’s job at Soil & Rock Consultants, in New Lynn. Fast forward to April, 2018: Leah Brown as she now is, and 36, sits in Soil & Rock’s Rangitoto Room – [...]

2018-08-06T20:26:25+13:00April 30th, 2018|Youth|

Dinner invite from Barack Obama

What does it take to be invited to dinner with the 44th President of the United States of America? I spoke with successful recipient Dajah McIver a student of Waitakere College - who was personally invited to be a guest at an exclusive dinner for the former US President Obama’s, speech [...]

2018-08-06T20:27:32+13:00April 30th, 2018|Youth|

‘WAYIN’ West Auckland Youth IN – to employment

Central Park Henderson Business (CPHB) announces the launch of a new initiative, WAYIN (West Auckland Youth IN – to employment) We expect to begin rollout in May with a series of articles in CPH News. Some key deliverables are: working to support young people 16-24yrs into employment opportunities and [...]

2018-08-06T20:10:00+13:00March 31st, 2018|Youth|

Waitakere College

Nurturing and promoting the individual potential of a child is a serious and important responsibility. Mark P Shanahan has made it his mission in life and as the Waitakere College Principal, he is committed and determined to draw the very best from each of his students. We met with Mark [...]

2018-08-06T20:10:43+13:00January 25th, 2018|Youth|