He Poutama Rangatahi

IGNITE Opotiki hopes to spur on our rangatahi to achieve their self-identified goals and aspirations, IGNITE their inner passions and help them discover and develop a pathway to future employment, education, or training.


Calling all Rangatahi aged 15 – 24 who are looking to discover and develop an employment, education or training pathway… apply now for IGNITE Opotiki! 

Pick up an Application Pack from Whakaatu Whanaunga Trust at 94B Church St, Opotiki. For more information contact Jess Suisted on 027 544 9034 or email jess@wwt.org.nz

We will provide you with intensive support to get you from where you are now to where you want to be. Your IGNITE Coach who will help you discover and develop your chosen pathway, achieve your self-identified goals and aspirations, and IGNITE your inner passions.

Participation will benefit you in the following ways:

. Gaining your ‘passport to work’ including; writing a CV, setting up a Bank

. Account and REAL ME, getting an IRD Number, birth certificate and photo

. ID, and working towards getting your Full Driver’s license.

. The opportunity to participate in our Future Fit programme which includes a free membership to Opotiki Fitness for the duration of the programme.

. The opportunity for subsidised trips to Careers Expo’s and other events

. The opportunity for fun activities locally including sports competitions and events.

Ultimately, you will gain full time employment in your chosen field or become enrolled with an education or training provider to further your education.

Contact Us

 Address. 94B Church Street, Ōpōtiki 3122, Bay of Plenty

Tel. 07 315 5174

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