The Youth Mentoring Network

Building connections for youth mentoring in Aotearoa New Zealand

Welcome to the New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network (NZYMN) website.  NZYMN is the national hub for the youth mentoring sector in Aotearoa New Zealand.  We work with organisations and practitioners to promote safe and effective practice in youth mentoring.  We provide advice, support, access to best practice resources and professional development in intentional youth mentoring. 

Our website includes access to the latest research and best practice resources, locally and internationally; information for individuals interested in becoming a mentor; information for progrramme providers; and a comprehensive database of specialist Youth Mentoring programmes, offered throughout New Zealand. 

Mentoring Stories

Bringing together untapped potential

NZYMN are delighted to share this video - showing teams of volunteers working in school-based mentoring programmes in Auckland. Supporting Literacy at year 9 and Employability at year 13, offers purposeful opportunities to build mutually-enjoyable intergenerational and cross-cultural relationships.