Youth Council

Applications for candidates to join the 2016 Youth Council are now open.

RLYC is a team of diverse young people aged 13-18 years selected each year to provide a youth perspective to what the Rotorua Lakes Council does and other issues affecting young people.

A mixture of ethnicity, age, geographic location, gender and experience, Youth Council meets every second Tuesday during school terms after training in mid-February 2016.

This application is your chance to tell us why you want to join Rotorua Lake Council’s Youth Council and what you have to offer. Answer as many of the questions as you can. You also need to have a look at the Youth Council Terms of Reference which explains what the Youth Council does, what is expected of you and what you can expect from the Council.

You can apply by:

Completing  the Online Application Form or
Fill out the hardcopy  Youth Council Application Form (PDF 187KB) and either email to Chris.Webber@rotorualc.nz or post to:

Chris Webber
Youth Council Coordinator
Rotorua Lakes Council
1061 Haupapa St
Private Bag 3029
Rotorua Mail Centre
Rotorua District Council 3046

Other links

 Term's of Reference (PDF 37kb)
 Rotorua Youth Council Clearinghouse - A Space to connect various information and links for Youth Council operations in Rotorua

We will be short-listing up to 20 candidates by the end of November to interview for the 16 and 17 December 2015.

Deadline for applications to the Rotorua Lakes Youth Council is Monday 16 November 2015 at 5pm.

For further information contact:

Chris Webber, Youth Council Coordinator on 07 351-8089 or Chris.Webber@rotorualc.nz

2015 Youth Council

The 2015 Rotorua Lakes Youth Council (RLYC) is a team of diverse young people aged 13-18 yrs, representing various ethnicities, age, geographic location, gender & experience. They provide a youth perspective to what the Rotorua Lakes Council does and other issues affecting young people. The RLYC plays an active role in ensuring that the collective “voice” of the youth population is heard and represented throughout the community.
This is achieved by:

    • Volunteering in various community based events and activities
    • Liaising with Rotorua Lakes Council and other Key decision makers within the community
    • Networking with various youth based organizations and agencies
    • Raising awareness of the positive contributions young people make to our community
    • Engaging in positive and constructive social activism

 

2015 Youth Council (Christian name first followed by last name)

Keanu Beazley-FlavellLucy Blackmore (Chair)Ayla Blair-SmithKuratea Broughton
​Jodie ClappertonReegan Davey​Suitenesa Falanai​Cory Flay
​Matt  GoodallKesia Kurian​Te Waiarangi Manley-Merito​Amy Moon
​Daham Nanayakkara​Te Mahara  Swanson Hall​Te Rina West​Emma Jackson

Group Photograph of the Participants - Youth Council Training Camp 

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