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Charity begins at high school

Mountain Scene - August 10th 2019

“Queenstown’s well known for its pioneering role in adventure tourism, but it’s also become the country’s birthplace for youth philanthropy. Philip Chandler visits Wakatipu High to learn about Generation Give from both students and their mentors”


Unexpected but Real - The Young Philanthropists

Crux - February 8th 2019

“Usually philanthropy is associated with older members of the community who might have just sold a business or invented the next big thing in Silicon Valley, but Generation Give is an entirely new approach.”

Building a Youth Philanthropy Movement in New Zealand

YPNZ Media Release Scoop - February 8th 2019

“Because of the skills the students will learn and the grant dollars awarded, this programme will have a significant impact on real issues facing the Wakatipu.”


Generation Give gives to local charities

New Zealand Youth Parliament - 11 July 2019

“Students have started fundraising so that they are able to donate a total $10,000 grant to the chosen charities and organisations at the Spirit of the Wakatipu Awards.”