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Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam 2019
7 December 2018
Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam 2019
Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam 2019 is a free 3-day summit for Year 11-12 students in the Bay of Plenty and in 2019 will focus on the kaupapa of Climate Change.  It will be held on 21-23 May 2019 in Rotorua.
 
The key outcomes of the event include:
  • Being able to identify key causes, impacts and risks of Climate Change and the unique challenges and opportunities the issue presents to the Bay of Plenty
  • Collaborating with other rangatahi and experts in Climate Change-related fields to develop key take-home messages/actions to help inform your school/community about Climate Change
  • Having fun and learning in a unique environment
 
Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam is open to Y11-13 students from all schools in the Bay of Plenty, and BOPRC does provide limited teacher release to enable staff to attend and support their students' learning.
 
Expression of interest forms will be sent out to schools prior to the end of Term 4, 2018, with more information and registrations taking place early 2019.
 
Benefits for students
  • Gaining relevant, real-world leadership skills with a key focus on raising awareness of civil defence at school and in the community
  • Learning about disaster and emergency response processes and how they can take an active role should a disaster occur
  • Making key connections with civil defence organisations and experts in the Bay of Plenty
  • Meeting diverse new friends from across the region and learning in a fun, dynamic environment!
 
For any enquiries about this event contact:
 
Natalie Ridler
Community Engagement Advisor
Ph. 0800 884 880 extn. 7152   
Mob. 021 190 7152