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Kāpiti Coast District Council
175 Rimu Road
Private Bag 60601
Paraparaumu 5254

04 296 4700 
0800 486 486
Fax: 04 296 4830 
kapiti.council@kapiticoast.govt.nz

Opening hours:
8am to 5pm - Monday to Friday

More on hours and service centres

 

Youth Council

Kāpiti Coast Youth Council is made up of a group of passionate 14-24 year olds who act as a voice for the needs and opinions of  Kāpiti's young people to promote positive change in the community. The  Kāpiti Coast Youth Council meets reguarly to:

  • Get active on youth issues
  • Advocate to Kāpiti Coast District Council on youth related matters
  • Organise youth events and projects
  • Participate in youth workshops
  • Have fun!

Projects and Activities

Youth2U Dollars

Applications are now open for Youth2U Dollars

Youth2U Dollars are offered twice a year for young people in the district. There are two categories for funding: individual and group . For more information and application forms.

Youth Week

This year Youth Week is being held on 21-29 May. The Youth Council is running a 'Youth of the day' project where we will be choosing a different young person each day to celebrate for the volunteer work that they do in our community.

Kāpiti Youth Festival

An annual event for young people organised by the Kāpiti Coast Youth Council and Ngā Kākano. This year's festival took place on Saturday 9 April from 11.30am at Maclean Park, Paraparaumu Beach.  Keep an eye out for next year's event!

Shout Out Awards

These awards are an acknowledgement of the diversity of youth achievements and how much young people contribute to our thriving and vibrant district.  Nomination forms are available here.

Youth2U Action Plan

We've developed an action plan to deal with the issues raised by young people following our survey in 2010 - read the action plan document here.

Proposed Youth Development Centre

A Youth Development Centre has been proposed for the Kāpiti Coast. We are currently seeking ‘Expressions of Interest’ from youth organisations interested in delivering the programmes and services of the centre.

In the FutureKāpiti - long term plan 2015-35, council proposed to start implementing the project in 2015. 

Contact us

Check out our Kāpiti Coast Youth Council facebook page to keep up to date with what the Youth Council is up to.

Also, please feel free to email us at  youth@kapiticoast.govt.nz