" It’s somewhere cool to hang out after school, I like getting involved in all the activities"



Whangarei Youth Space provides free youth health and youth development services, programmes and activities for 12-24 yr olds in our city.

This is a safe and fun place where you can meet friends, get involved in what’s on, find a mentor, access health services and get education, training and employment support. 

Our Vision

All Young people thriving and valued

Our Mission

We exist so that young people in Whangarei have a place of belonging, easy access to support, development opportunities, and youth-specific health services.

Our values

Ngākau whakaute - Respect,
Hononga - Belonging,
Whakahoa - Partnership,
Kia manawanui - Courage,
Hiranga - Excellence, 
Auahatanga  - Creativity.

Making it happen


Whangarei Youth Space is registered charity.  We receive some government funding but each year we are faced with having to find significant funds to keep doing the critical work we do with the young people of Whangarei.   

We would like to acknowledge our key supporters that make our work possible.

Drop In Hours:

Monday: 3pm - 6pm
Tuesday: 3pm - 6pm
Wednesday: 3pm - 6pm
Thursday: 3pm - 6pm
Friday:  3pm - 6pm
One on One Youth
Worker Support:
Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm

What we do is made possible by the generous support of our local business community.  ​

Health, Octane
@Youthspace Hours:


Monday: 12:30pm-5pm
Tuesday: 10:30am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10:30am - 5.30pm
Thursday: 10:30am - 5.30pm
Friday: 10:30am - 5.30pm

Help Us

We need help to keep our services free. Your support will create the world of difference to a young person that may not always have access to the help, support, role models, opportunities that they need​.

Christmas/New Year Hours

Merry Christmas!

We hope you are having a safe and happy holiday season.

  • Octane Youth Health at Whangarei Youth Space is closed from 21/12/18 and will be re-opening 08/01/19.

If you have any health needs during this period, make an appointment with your family GP/Doctor.
For anything urgent, you can go to White Cross or the Emergency Department at the hospital.
If you want to have a chat to someone, you can contact 1737 via text or freephone 24/7.

  • Our drop in space will be closed from 21/12/18 and reopen 08/01/19

Slip slop slap and wrap, stay hydrated, be safe and keep connected to your friends and whanau. Looking forward to seeing you all in 2019!

You can  find us in the
Rose Garden, 36 Water Street​

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Contact Us:


PO Box 1483, Whangarei 0140

Email: contact@youthspace.co.nz
Phone: (09) 972 7248
Text: 021 765 838
Fax: (09) 972 7249:

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