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The Future Is Creative

Youth Arts New Zealand is a social enterprise powered by Aotearoa's creative youth.

We build creative futures through...

We’re Youth Arts New Zealand (YANZ), Aotearoa’s only youth-led organisation generating equitable opportunities for rangatahi to explore creativity both as a career and as a means of self-expression.
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Community Building

We bring young people together through our online and digital communities.
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Paid Work Opportunities

We provide young creatives with paid opportunities to showcase their creative mahi.
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Creative Development

We provide professional development opportunities with which young creatives can kickstart their creative career.
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Want to support our mahi?

By partnering with us, making a donation or becoming a YANZ Patron, you can create tangible impact for New Zealand's creative youth.
Let’s work together to nurture the next generation of Aotearoa’s creatives!

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