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  • FYD: Looking forward to a bright, shiny tomorrow

    If our kids are educated, confident, have bucket-loads of self-esteem and are healthy and motivated then that's got to be great news for the future of our country, right? So let's make it happen - see what's on offer at FYD.

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  • Kiwi Can: Off to an awesome start

    Kiwi Can is our energy-packed primary school programme, aimed at kids aged 5 to 12. It teaches values such as integrity and respect, and delivers fun-filled learning to schools all around the country.

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  • Stars: Making the leap!

    Stars is our innovative, interactive Year 9 programme that offers motivation and positive support through Year 12 and 13 mentoring to students when they're making that (sometimes tricky!) transition from primary to secondary school.

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  • Project K: Shaping the future

    Project K kicks in at a time when some kids need it most. Designed for Year 10's, this programme builds confidence, teaches life skills, promotes good health and encourages a positive attitude. What's not to love.

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  • Career Navigator: The sky's the limit

    "What are you going to do when you grow up?" Not a lot of teens know the answer to that old chestnut! But Career Navigator can help. With valuable info, options and guidance around work and life choices, along with support in terms of achieving goals, and aiming high.

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  • MYND: Back on track

    Teenage years can be a tough time for many. But if problem situations are caught early and given a chance - given the right support - lives can be tuned around. That's what Mentoring Youth New Direction (MYND) is all about.

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  • Press Releases

    Bay News,Tauranga:Class joins Christmas appeal

    Class joins Christmas appealBay News, Tauranga, General News, Stuart Whitaker, 20 Nov 2014

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    Marlborough Express,Blenheim Marlborough:Charity abseil

    Charity abseilMarlborough Express, Blenheim Marlborough, General News, 20 Nov 2014

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    Marlborough Midweek,Blenheim, NZ:Nikki excels thanks to Project K

    Nikki excels thanks to Project KMarlborough Midweek, Blenheim, NZ, General News, Sven Herselman, 19 Nov 2014

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    Bay of Plenty Times,Tauranga Bay of Plenty:Bay of Plenty Times Person of the Year 2014 FINALISTS

    Bay of Plenty Times Person of the Year 2014 FINALISTSBay of Plenty Times, Tauranga Bay of Plenty, General News, 18 Nov 2014

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    Bay News,Tauranga:Students tap into potential

    Students tap into potentialBay News, Tauranga, General News, Stuart Whitaker, 13 Nov 2014

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    Bay of Plenty Times,Tauranga Bay of Plenty:Commitment to community creates a bustling business

    Commitment to community creates a bustling businessBay of Plenty Times, Tauranga Bay of Plenty, General - Section C, Dave Burnett, 15 Nov 2014

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    The Ensign,Gore Southland:'Overwhelmed' by award for youth work

    'Overwhelmed' by award for youth workThe Ensign, Gore Southland, General News, Russell Fredric, 14 Nov 2014

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    South Waikato News,Waikato:Kiwi Can leaders umber one again

    Kiwi Can leaders umber one againSouth Waikato News, Waikato, General News, Caitlin Wallace, 12 Nov 2014

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    Education Gazette NZ,New Zealand:General

    GeneralEducation Gazette NZ, New Zealand, General News, 10 Nov 2014

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    Join the National Youth Advisory Group

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    South Waikato News,Waikato:Paris excels in youth development

    Paris excels in youth developmentSouth Waikato News, Waikato, General News, Caitlin Wallace, 05 Nov 2014

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    Western News,Christchurch:Fearless effort for fundraising events

    Fearless effort for fundraising eventsWestern News, Christchurch, General News, 27 Oct 2014

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    Sunday Star Times,New Zealand:The Foundation for Youth Development Excellence Awards

    The Foundation for Youth Development Excellence AwardsSunday Star Times, New Zealand, Escape, 02 Nov 2014

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    Saturday Express,Blenheim Marlborough:Spirit of challenge

    Spirit of challengeSaturday Express, Blenheim Marlborough, General News, 01 Nov 2014

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    Waikato Times,Hamilton Waikato:Hillary award humbling

    Hillary award humblingWaikato Times, Hamilton Waikato, General News, Libby Wilson, 01 Nov 2014

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    Excellence Awards TV Media 2014

    Check out some of the TV coverage we had for the 2014 Excellence Awards!

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    Manukau Courier,Auckland:Young achievers acknowledged

    Young achievers acknowledgedManukau Courier, Auckland, General News, 31 Oct 2014

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    Hutt News,Wellington:Book an ode to uniquely Kiwi hobby

    Book an ode to uniquely Kiwi hobbyHutt News, Wellington, General News, Nicholas Boyack, 28 Oct 2014

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    FYD's Newsletters 2014

    Read the latest printed newsletter from National Support Office

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  • Press Releases

    Western Leader,Auckland:Good progress recognised

    Good progress recognisedWestern Leader, Auckland, General News, 30 Oct 2014

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