Te Kāhui is a creative writing programme dedicating to facilitating creative writing experiences for underserved rangatahi (youth) across Aotearoa New Zealand.
Young at Art is a constellation of sparkling youth-poweredcreative hubs across Tāmaki Makaurau, encouraging our emerging stars to shine and celebrate their creative identities.
Our HUGE thanks to everyone who donated to our successful Boosted campaign!
To celebrate Christmas of 2019, YANZ teamed up with Fresh Concept and Auckland Heart Of The City to put on a magical night of live music and improv dance!
Throughout 2019 YANZ held a Creative Open Mic series that allowed creatives to perform and express their craft to a supportive, likeminded crowd.
Anne Rodda and Steven Moe approached the YANZ team to design their white paper, on the role of creatives in governance.
The Uni Bound Creative Writing Programme was a a day of creative reflection and expression with campus rangatahi at the University of Auckland.
Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) invited YANZ to facilitate a Youth Working Group to advise on their Creative Industries Strategy 2030.
As part of Placemaking Week 2019, we took part in a competition to create a creative activation at 38 Hurstmere in Takapuna.
3 of our talented young musicians performed at the Virtual Impact Unconference - an event brought together to discuss the future of impact in Aotearoa.
Kaipātiki Sounds Great is a musical event on Auckland’s North Shore that generates solidarity between the local highschools through the creation of an annual music festival, as well as other smaller musical events throughout the year.
'LiveArt' saw a young musician, poet and sketch artist all create live personalised art for the public, at Collaborate's Auckland launch.
We gave 3 young artists a brief to each paint a third of a public piano in their unique style over NZ Music Month 2019, culminating in a public reveal and youth concert for the community.
We brought youth creativity to the heart of Takapuna during summer, filling the public space at 38 Hurstmere with art, entertainment and live experiences!
Apollo Night was an all ages live music and poetry event where moshpit energy met finger snaps.
Silent Disco Citywalk is an energetic outdoor interactive and fun 60 or 90-min adventure that gives a new perspective on Auckland city.