Rangatahi O Te Whenua
(Formerly "Far North Conservation Corps")
CBEC has partnered with The Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) to promote the interests of young people through
"Rangatahi O Te Whenua" (formerly Far North Conservation Corps)
Rangatahi O Te Whenua is a youth development and training programme for young people between the ages of 16 and 24
from the Far North region of New Zealand. We aim to help/offer youth:
• Develop skills to influence and make decisions
• Decision making opportunities at the local or national level.
• Develop young people’s skills in leadership.
• Opportunities to contribute to their communities through volunteering activities.
Rangatahi O Te Whenua offer 4 different training programmes which are oulined below:
Boys to Men:
The Boys to Men programme is run for 10 weeks per programme and can take up to 20 students in each intake (4 per year).
This programme aims to helps youth learn to utilise formal meeting processes to select, plan and execute a weekend activity.
Far North Youth Council:
The Far North Youth Council Course is a 2 stage 40 week course (20 weeks per stage).
Stage one sees youth learn to utilise formal meeting processes to select, plan and execute a community project or campaign.
Stage two sees youth supported in their roles as members of comminity boards or committees.
Rangatahi Leadership Programme:
The Rangatahi Leadership Programme is run for 10 weeks per programme and can take 6 students in each intake (4 per year).
This programme helps youth learn and utilise Maori meeting protocols to select, plan and execute a community project or campaign.
The Koha Day is a 10 week programme which can take 10 students per intake ( 4 per year).
As part of the Koha Day course youth will be given one days training to helo them particiapte in 4 days of volunteer work.
For further information on any of the programmes offered by Rangatahi O te Whenua please contact CBEC on (09) 408 1092 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information please contact Mike Wikitera on (09) 408 1092
Or for more information on the Ministry of Youth Development please click here.