The Palmerston North Youth Space is a welcoming, safe, alcohol and drug free facility for teens to call their own. It is somewhere to find inspiration, be creative, socialise and equip yourself with the tools and skills needed to help teens live life to the fullest.
The facility opened in September 2011, building on a feasibility
study showing a need and desire for a new youth facility in the
The target audience is aged 13-19 years of age. Spearheaded by
the Palmerston North City Council, the facility not only caters for
the needs of local young people, but also involved them in its
development. Youth Council consulted with their peers to help
shape their new space into a positive place to spend time and
explore opportunities for social and personal
Where you can find us:
1-7 Coleman Place (cnr Coleman Place/George Street).
What you will find there:
- A large flexible space for exhibitions, workshops and
- Meeting rooms
- Youth Library (can be used by any age)
- Training kitchen, with a café coming soon
- Gaming area, computers, free wifi
- Table tennis, guitar, piano
If you would like to know more about the Youth Space please
contact the Youth Space Manager, Deon Knox on 351 4126.
Or go to http://www.checkm8.co.nz/, a
local website for youth, which will provide regular updates plus
opportunities to share your ideas online.
The Youth Space can be hired by those working with teens or by
young people. Please contact the Youth Space bookings manager
Tara Black on 351 4126 for more information