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Best practice for meetings was on the agenda in the council
chambers this week when the Waimakariri Youth Council and WaiYouth members
gathered for a training workshop.
‘Connecting for Action’, facilitated
by Ian Thurlow, aims to reinforce the importance of engagement by
providing participants with tips to ensure that every voice around the table is
This provides the best chance for any meeting to achieve a
positive outcome for all of those who are involved.
The learnings, which were further supported by the
attendance and participation of councillors Wendy Doody and Dan Gordon, should
provide important pointers for the attendees as they look to widen the
engagement of youth in the community by revising the Waimakariri Youth
The growth and maintenance of a culture of kindness, caring,
and respect was evident on the night as the participants drew up a set of
guidelines to get the most out of their meetings.
There was a commitment expressed by all of the attendees to
work more collaboratively in future.
The attendance of Councillors Doody and Gordon also gave the
young people the opportunity to engage directly with the elected
representatives, providing the chance to explore ways that might make it easier
for the voice of youth to be heard within Council.