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Our 'Young at Art' project has been featured in Auckland City of Music's four-year report! Check out our feature on Page 24
Our small, youth-led team have had some great successes in growing our online community over the last year but we're now looking for someone who can help us boost our online presence and community engagement.
YANZ is recruiting up to 3 additional trustees to deepen the cultural competency and youth representation of our governance! Apply now via The Big Idea.
You wouldn't normally associate imaginative storytelling and orchestral soundtracks with council planning processes, but Hauraki District Council has broken the mould.
You wouldn’t normally associate imaginative storytelling and orchestral soundtracks with council planning processes, but we've recently broken the mould.
KFM 106.9 (powered by Te Karanga Charitable Trust) have teamed up with Auckland Council and Youth Arts NZ to create an internship program with the Auckland Music in Parks team.
What started out as a creative writing programme for young prisoners at Auckland's Mt Eden Corrections Facility is now spreading around the country's prisons.
Auckland Council’s Music in Parks programme is providing six young people with the opportunity to learn how to become soundies, roadies and gaffers by running music events during the summer.
A conversation between 21-year-old Zak Devey and the Howard League has sparked a creative writing programme for rangatahi in Auckland’s Mt Eden Corrections Facility, facilitated by three young writers volunteering their time and knowledge.
When you work both in the arts and in the youth sector - being fresh and forward-thinking isn’t just a bonus. It’s a prerequisite.
Sam Brooks talks to Matthew Goldsworthy, the 20-year-old founder and CEO of Youth Arts New Zealand, about helping young people access the arts both as creatives and as an audience.
A social enterpise that helps young people find paid creative work is fundraising to make up for a loss of revenue due to Covid-19.
Youth Arts NZ launch a Boosted campaign to assist young creatives
Matthew Goldsworthy is a 20-year-old social entrepreneur based in Auckland, New Zealand. After developing youth arts initiatives while still at high-school, Matthew founded Youth Arts New Zealand in December 2017 due to the vast disconnect between professional creative pursuits and the quantity/quality of creative opportunities available for young people.
Webinar by Matthew Goldsworthy, Youth Arts New Zealand's Founder and CEO, hosted by Jaume Gomila, Chairman of Lifelong Learning Schools of Minorca. It includes the translation into International Sign (IS).
In part two of our series on mentors, Dominic Hoey talks to musician and founder/CEO of Youth Arts New Zealand (YANZ) Matthew Goldsworthy.
A public piano is helping add a little more colour and joy to the Takapuna town centre this winter.
Young Auckland artists are painting a public piano for a musical showcase held in Takapuna this month.
Matthew was the recipient of an AIMES Emerging Talent Award, sponsored by Bellingham Wallace in 2018. We catch up with him to see how the last two years have been...