This year, Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam 2019 was a free 3-day summit for Year 11-12 students in the Bay of Plenty and the focus was on the kaupapa of climate change.

Climate Change - Youth Jam 2019 - Rotorua 

Key outcomes of the event

  • 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 Year 11-13 students from all schools in the Bay of Plenty, and we do provide limited teacher release to enable staff to attend and support their students' learning.

Benefits for students

  • Gaining relevant, real-world leadership skills with a key focus on raising awareness of climate change at school and in the community.
  • Learning about Climate Change. 
  • Making key connections with organisations and experts on Climate Change in the Bay of Plenty.
  • Meeting diverse new friends from across the region and learning in a fun, dynamic environment.

Contact us

For more information on Youth Jam, please contact Natalie Ridler, Community Engagement Advisor:
Ph: 0800 884 880 extn. 7152, Mob: 021 190 7152, Email: