Apply now for festival
The third annual Festival for the Future is being held in Wellington in November and people aged 16 to 25 are being encouraged to apply for scholarships to attend.
The three-day festival is held at Te Papa and brings together more than 300 participants to spark and grow ideas for a better New Zealand.
Innovative people and projects from a range of disciplines are celebrated and the event includes speakers, workshops, seminars and project development sessions.
Topics include unpacking social change, digital story telling and social enterprise.
The scholarships aim to help young people experience the festival then contribute to their communities with their newfound skills, drive, and connections.
The Inspiring Stories Trust runs festival to increase the visibility, capability and confidence of young Kiwis making a difference.
Scholarship applications close September 1.
Go to festivalforthe future.org.nz for information.