Innovative Upper Hutt youth programmes funded

Labour’s candidate for the Rimutaka electorate, Chris Hipkins, has welcomed news that the Upper Hutt City Council will receive $36,975 in central government funding for the Upper Hutt Talent Bank projects. The Ministry of Youth Development announced the funding through the Youth Development Partnership Fund this week. The Fund was established by the Labour-led government in October 2005 to support local councils develop initiatives supporting young people. (more…)