Information about youth council membership and activities.

Applications for 2024 open on 1 October 2023.

We are looking for applications for the Selwyn Youth Council. Applications close on Monday 31 October. If you meet the following criteria, we want to hear from you:

  1. Between 12 and 24 years old as at 1 February 2023
  2. Live within the boundaries of the Selwyn district
  3. Available to attend meetings and events across Selwyn
  4. Have the ability to work with other people and as part of a team

The youth council membership will provide a broad representation of the Selwyn district youth population including an appropriate balance relating to gender, geography, age, ethnicity and skills.

Check back here from 1 October and fill out the online application form.

The youth council membership will represent the four Selwyn district wards as follows:

  • Selwyn Central Ward
  • Springs Ward
  • Malvern Ward
  • Ellesmere Ward
  • Te Taumutu Rūnanga

For more information please refer to the Selwyn Youth Council's Terms of Reference.