Youth Council Application

Tononga ki te Kaunihera Rangatahi o Whakatū

youth council application brochure 2018The Nelson Youth Council is a diverse team of young people aged 14-24, from varying backgrounds and ethnic origins. They share a desire to make a difference for the youth of Nelson and our city.

What does Youth Council do?

  • Youth Council aims to encourage youth to get involved in community affairs and events.
  • They meet monthly to discuss youth issues, gain valuable skills and learn a bit about local government while they are at it.
  • They contribute to Nelson City Council’s decision making by providing a youth perspective.

In November of each year, selections are made of up to twenty young people to be on the Council. Learn more and get the form below:

Applications for 2018 have closed.

If you have any queries, please contact Steve Stiles 546 0339 or

Ka pū te ruha, ka hao te rangatahi!