“Zeal will be the only all ages venue on the coast, dedicated to giving young people a space to perform and show their talents,” says Dooley.
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Over the month of May, Gateway students from Kāpiti dreamed, schemed and executed two events for the youth of the region.
“A lot of our young people are disconnected, but a bad action doesn’t make them a bad person,” says Philip Faresa.
First dreamed up on a sleepless night, Wellington's Girls’ Group has been running for over two years - and just keeps getting bigger.
Zeal’s partnership with MATES has kicked off in Hamilton, with thirty mentors working with high schoolers to achieve their goals.
Some days you will feel great and the next you won't. That's okay.
A group of West Auckland young people are braving the elements in search of adventures.
Calling all young musicians, comedians, dancers, poets and creatives in Hawkes Bay and New Plymouth - we want you!
"Everyone had that smile and sigh of relief of 'wow, we pulled of a great night out in West Auckland!'"
Regardless of whether the show is helpful or not, people are watching it and we need to talk about it.
Completely planned, executed and run by young people, the April 29 event featured the best of local young talent.
After three months exploring and honing their creative passions, Zeal students displayed their work in our first exhibition for 2017.
"Countless smiles and friends climbing on shoulders to get closer to the action. Who knew that paint and confetti could evoke so much elation?"
Are you a young person in Auckland looking to explore your creativity? We have a bunch of amazing programmes kicking off soon!
In partnership with the amazing folk at Momentum Waikato, Zeal Hamilton is on a three-year mission to transform young people in Hamilton's CBD.
Zeal and BUZZED are forces to be reckoned with in our society - and the paint party is just the beginning.
The Zeal Hawke's bay crew are looking to activate their latest dream, the Design Box - and we need your help!
This event that looks to inspire and equip young musicians with tools and knowledge to help them take their next steps forward in the NZ Music Industry.
For one special weekend every year, Cuba St explodes into a festival of music, art and culture.
Our group of volunteers and staff have been hitting the streets every Saturday night, proactively looking for young people in need.
The amazing folk at the Great Potentials Foundation are teaming up with Zeal in 2017 to bring the MATES programme to Hamilton.
In March, the Event Box hit the road again - and this time, they brought paint.
Youth organisation Zeal has appointed General Manager Matt Grey as its new Chief Executive.
"Growing Zeal from the ground up has been one of the hardest, most rewarding pursuits of my life."
Thanks to The Trusts West Auckland, we are in the running to get up to $50,000 - but we need your help!
Zeal has linked up with eight Auckland high schools to get lunchtimes pumping with our Event Box and massive inflatable soccer field!
We are looking for art design, songwriting and performing arts tutors to run classes at our West Auckland youth centre!
Zeal Wellington is taking a new approach to its youth work, operating through a pop-up model.
The Event Box's first trip to Hamilton went down a treat with 1,000 locals soaking up the vibes.
The entire Zeal crew hit the Hawke's Bay this January to rest, reflect and recharge for the exciting year we have planned ahead.
The Zeal Kāpiti crew in conjunction with the Kāpiti Coast District Council have launched their new Music Box.
The Zeal Familton crew has been working hard to bring you new and exciting pathways this year. Check em out and sign up.
Learn photography, hip hop dance, songwriting or art in your afternoons this term!
Zeal Wellington is now operating through citywide pop-ups.
Needed: Volunteer Counsellors for Social Media, a Project Assistant and a Social Media Data Analyst.
New Plymouth sure knows how to party! Check out all the event photos and highlights video here.
It was a real privilege to support Henderson-Massey Local Board as they officiated the opening of Te Rangi Hiroa Youth Park in Ranui.
Miss out on one of the biggest events to drop at Zeal Welly this year?! Catch up on all the highlights and photos here.
Check out all of the photos and videos from our epic week touring all five high schools in New Plymouth.
After 18 years of providing some of New Zealand's best all ages shows, Zeal is still at it + on top of its game.
Join the Zeal fam! Roles available in communications, programme coordination, videography, illustration, research, and youth work.
Learn and experience youth development over a life-changing two years of work and study.
Celebrate life in the lead up to World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept 10.
Check out our ‘Event Box’, an all-in-one mobile, customizable stage system housed in a 10T truck!
A 10 day social media challenge celebrating life in the lead up to World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept 10.
Turns out, there's science behind our obsession.
Everyone has those moments when you feel out of control. It’s how you deal with it that counts.
Want to feel sick, achy, drained, and stressed? Do this.
Now you have an excuse...
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Even Tony Hawk was impressed with this Auckland skater's road barrier slide down a two-storey spiral staircase.
What better place to unveil Zeal's latest project than at Wellington's pumping street carnival?
Zeal's Event Box is going to be in the thick of the action at Wellington's premier street carnival.
This street photography collection by two young photographers is AMAZE.
Even when it seems impossible, we keep moving forward.
And damn don't they show you how!
Last weekend Zeal Kāpiti held a pallet workshop. The creations are amazing!
Classes in photography, dance, hip hop, spoken word, songwriting & art.
Zeal has been announced as a finalist for Community of the Year in the New Zealander of the Awards.
Last week marked the beginning of Zeal's presence on the Kāpiti Coast.
NZ's first smartphone-shot teen documentary is off to the editing suite!
Today kiwis will use a simple #HandOverHeart selfie to share a powerful message.
We've secured a property in the heart of Paraparaumu for a youth development facility!
Serving 200 mouth-watering limited edition donuts each weekday for Wellington On A Plate!
And... It Worked!