Youth Council

Youth Council provides a mechanism whereby the needs and aspirations of young people can be bought to the attention of the Council and community and be translated into action.

Youth Council meets every month on the last Tuesday of the month.


  • To Identify and communicate to the District Council the interests and preferences of Waimakariri young people in relation to;
    • the content of strategies, policies, plans, and bylaws of the District Council,
    • the processes and mechanisms for engagement with young people in the District,
    • the consideration of regional issues raised by local young people,
    • consultation with young people and the community,
    • advocating and advancing the Waimakariri Youth Strategy,
    • any matter that the Youth Council considers to be of particular interest or concern to Waimakariri young people.

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Youth Council Applications are currently closed. Check back early 2022 for our next round of recruitment!