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Developing Leaders In Our Community

This FREE 6 day programme is designed to build the ability of young people to have the confidence to take leadership of themselves, their families and within their community in the event of an emergency.
The programme is a practical, hands-on experience which focusses on increasing the individual confidence of young people with leadership, first aid skills and ability to respond.

14 May 2018

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Minister for Youth Wairoa Visit

Youth and Community & Voluntary Sector Minister Peeni Henare was hosted in Wairoa for a few hours today, visiting the town to hear about what was going on in the the Youth & Community development spaces as well as to share some insights into the government's current status, updates on policies and opportunities moving forward.

18 April 2018

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Te Wairoa - Waiora Ngati Kahungunu Kapa Haka Regionals

We are one week away from the biggest event in Wairoa this year Te Wairoa - Waiora Ngati Kahungunu Regional Kapa Haka Competition.

13 April 2018

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Wairoa Waitangi Day Celebrations 2018

Nau Mai Haere Mai!
Wairoa Waitangi Day Celebrations

An ALL DAY event - for EVERYONE!
There will be Kai for sale, Activities to take part in, Presentations to listen to & the Whanau concert in the evening!

At Alexandra Park (next to the Ski Club on the grass area) starting at 10am

Let’s make our first Waitangi Day a GOOD ONE!

1 February 2018

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Wairoa Trustpower Community Awards 2017

Check out our awesome crew as they received a commendation in the Education & Child/Youth Development category!

2 October 2017

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Youth Innovator's

10 Yroa Ynot crew from the age of 10-17 yrs old have been invited to attend the Young Animators 2 day Free Workshop on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th September hosted by Te Kura Kaupapa O Te Wairoa and venue at the Wairoa College.

Young Animators is a mobile programme which can be taken to any region in the country giving tauira/students the opportunity to access and experience animation technology, concepts, principles and tutelage which they would not have access to otherwise.

4 September 2017

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YROA YNOT off to Flaxmere

The YROA YNOT are off to Flaxmere to support fellow rangatahi running the "Connecting With Our Future" Expo.

1 September 2017

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TUOTR Winter Series - Mid Winter Dash Wairoa

TUOTR Winter Series Wairoa

Hosted by Adventure Wairoa and the Rangatahi of YROA YNOT
Saturday 12th August, 2017

Home base @ Adventure Wairoa Shed
For more information and online registrations go to:

1 August 2017

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Clean Up Week 2017

This year Clean Up Week is scheduled to take place from September 11 to 17 and we would love for you to be involved in one of our events

1 August 2017

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Rangatahi Health - Workshop

Adding to the usual YROA YNOT meeting proceeding was a visit from Wairoa Health advocate Sue Janes.

13 July 2017

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YROA YNOT Matariki Workshop

Matariki activities on at the Yroa Ynot Office (next to I-Site)

Starting 4pm on 23rd June 2017

Manu Aute (Maori Traditional Kite) Workshop
Matariki Stories
Quick Riverbank Activities (weather dependant)

All are welcome to attend

16 June 2017

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Adventure Wairoa Whānau Triathlon 2017

Adventure Wairoa's First annual Whānau Triathlon held right here in Wairoa!

Whatever your fitness level or age there is a distance for you!
So grab your friends, Whānau or work collegues and put a team together for the triathlon!

Entry Fee is $10 per person
Race Starts at 9am
Registrations open from 8am
Enter online at:
(on the day entries accepted)

1 February 2017

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Whangawehi Summer Guided Walks

Starting 29 December 2016

Through a 15km guided walk (5hours) from the mountain to the sea, you will follow the Whangawehi stream through private forest and farmland, visit the restoration project and touch your imagination with its fascinating culture history.

16 December 2016

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YROA YNOT @ Wairoa Health & Social Sector hui

Gathering input from community members as the start to shape the direction for the re-design of the Wairoa Health and Social Service sector.
Needing to identify and agree on what outcomes we want to see for our whanau and community.
Advice gained from rangatahi, pakeke , community leaders, professionals and whanau would help guide the future planning of health and social services in our community.

1 December 2016

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Te Uranga o Te Rā Regional Sprints - Wairoa

Waka Ama W1 Regional Sprints

Nau mai, Haere mai!
Come down and watch some of Aotearoa's best paddlers in action!

1 December 2016

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Wairoa Christmas Festival 2016

Wairoa Children's Storybook Parade
Saturday 3rd December

Whanau Walk/Run - 1.30pm
Twilight Market - 1.30pm
Christmas Parade - 4.00pm
Whanau Concert - 5.00pm

18 November 2016

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White Ribbon Riders

Your chance to meet the...
White Ribbon Riders
23rd November 2016 - 12:30 pm to 2pm

Riders are stopping here as they usually do on their tour at the Wairoa Lighthouse. We are, as a community, joining together to support the campaign for a Violence free Wairoa.

1 November 2016

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Connect, communicate, care' is the theme of the 2016 World Suicide Prevention Day held on September 10. These three words are at the heart of suicide prevention.

21 August 2016

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DOC - NZ Conservation Week 2016

DOC, local businesses, and community groups will be running events throughout the country to celebrate Conservation Week.
Encourage NZers to connect to nature and help them want to enjoy it and save it, now and in the future.

13 August 2016

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YROA YNOT will be holding a riverbank cleanup followed by a tree planting along the Wairoa River on Friday 12th August, 2016 . As a followup event to #saveourawa this will be the second riverbank cleanup and planting.

8 August 2016

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Off to Kawerau!

YROA YNOT Crew are off to Kawerau!
Watch this space for updates on our trip

22 July 2016

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Wairoa - Local Government Elections 2016

Did you know that Local Elections are happening soon?
Are you enrolled to vote?
If not - you have until August 12!
Don't miss out on having your say!

11 July 2016

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Akina te reo

Akina Te Reo - Te Wiki o te Reo Maori

Every year since 1975 New Zealand has marked Te Wiki o te Reo Māori
This is a time for all New Zealanders to celebrate te reo Māori and to use more Māori phrases in everyday life.
In 2016 Māori Language Week runs from 4-10 July, the theme this year is ākina to reo.
'Give it a go and don't give up'

4 July 2016

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#saveourawa Matariki 2016

#saveourawa Matariki 2016 has been sucessfully completed!
What a day we had!
Check out our photos of the activities.

25 June 2016

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Community Support

February and March 2016 have seen the YROA YNOT crew venturing out into the community supporting and encouraging new movements.

29 March 2016

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Code of Ethics Training

Code of Ethics training was delivered to youth workers in the Wairoa District for the first time. A full conference room at the Wairoa Community Centre was exciting to see.

14 January 2016

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The World Marches for Global Climate

YROA YNOT along with the Wairoa community marched in Wairoa showing awareness and support for this huge concern.

28 November 2015

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E Tu Whanau

A violence free whanau/Wairoa stand up and lead the way.

17 October 2015

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Alcohol Harm Workshop

The Alcohol Harm Workshop was delivered by Antonio Fasso DHB – a scoping project to determine alcohol related harm priorities for the region.

22 June 2013

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Wellington Regional Youth Workers Trust AGM

Wellington Regional Youth Workers Trust held it AGM held in Palmerston North.

23 November 2012

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