empowering young people
to achieve their own successes.
Making the Difference
Founded by Malcolm Cameron on the premise that young people can and do 'make a difference', Southern Youth Development believes that resilience in young people is built through positive life experiences.About Us
Our August News
It has been another really busy month full of opportunities and good times!
Our Community Gardens
For the last few years, Southern Youth Development have been maintaining massive planter boxes for growing food at our p...
Vote for us at Good in the Hood!
Join us at the Coastal Classic!
This years Calder Stewart Coastal Classic will make a contribution to Southern Youth Development as a part of the events...
Goodbye to Alex
This month, we have said goodbye to our amazing Bikes Coordinator and Youth Worker, Alex Gorrie, who has been a keen adv...
INVOLVE 2023 - The Stars that Guide Us
Youth Workers Michelle and Jessie at the INVOLVE national conference for Youth Development. It's the biggest event in th...
Getting Young People into Sport
Football fever has hit Southern Youth Development with lots of opportunities to get rakatahi involved in all the opportu...
Welcome to our tīma!
From left, Casun, Shane and Amelia, our newest team members.
Former Refugees Receive Gift of Bicycles
We're pretty excited about our new partnership to get bicycles to those in need in the community!