WHAT DO SPEARHEAD LEADERS DO?
Spearhead Leaders do a variety of things to empower youth voice and leadership in Upper Hutt.
Check out a few of the things we've done so far.

CONNECT

 

We connect with our community. 

 

We've hosted inspirational speakers, youth groups and City leaders in our space to empower youth voice and leadership.

CITY COUNCIL

 

We meet our City's Mayor, Councillors and leadership staff to discuss youth issues in Upper Hutt.

CO-DESIGN

In 2017, we co-designed Spearhead Leaders 2018 programme, including  promotion, selection process and interviews too!

FESTIVAL FOR THE FUTURE

 

We attended Festival for the Future 2018 to develop our leadership skills and knowledge.

WE EAT!

Good, free food is provided at all of our after school leadership sessions to fuel the mind and fuel the body

FUN!

We have fun! We keep it real, we laugh, sing, play, joke and enjoy the leadership journey together

DEVELOPMENT

 

We nurture continued growth and development opportunities.

 

In 2018, three Spearhead Leaders were supported to  receive  scholarships to attend The Spirit of Adventure ten day leadership voyage. One was supported to attend Youthtown's Snow Adventure Camp and another was supported to receive a scholarship for Outward Bound's Mind, Body, Soul 21 day course

SUBMISSIONS

We wrote submissions on the Council's Long Term Plan and presented oral submissions to full Council in May, 2018

YOUTHFEST 2017

We planned and ran 'Youth Fest 2017'  a youth leadership event by youth for youth, which was attended by approximately 200 young people

SURVEY

 

In 2017 we conducted an informal survey and published the results

For Questions  /  Contact Paul on 027 4966350

or check us out on Facebook @SpearheadLeaders

Spearhead Leaders is a collaborative initiative between Upper Hutt City Council & Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust. It is  partially funded by the Ministry of Youth Development.

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