Speaker announcement – Luti Richards

April 12 2017

Luti Richards is a writer and poet, from the Samoa and Tokelau Islands, who was born and raised in Wellington. Passionate about empowering others to record and celebrate their unique stories, she is one of the visionaries behind ‘WORD – The Front Line’, NZ’s first inter-high school spoken word poetry slam…a platform for young leaders.

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Speaker announcement – Matt Brown

April 12 2017

Highly acclaimed Hair Artist, Barber & Educator known as My Fathers Barber, Matt is a passionate advocate of raising awareness and creating communities and homes free of violence, speaking on behalf of charities like White Ribbon along with the It’s not OK Campaign. Raised in Christchurch, Matt knows firsthand what violence & abuse does to a child growing up […]

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Nomad is at NYLD!

April 10 2017

We are pleased to announce that Nomad will be performing at all NYLD 2017 events! Check out their new single here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnHDuLMlCzU

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NEW Teacher Professional Development session

April 4 2017

We want NYLD to be inspiring for the teachers who come along as well, so this year we are going to run a session just for teachers! We have Jay Lucas who is an author and speaker coming to all the events with us. He is passionate about New Zealand’s history shaping the next generation […]

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