Schools and Youth
WestREAP provides a range of programmes and services for youth/rangatahi.
Combined Adolescent Challenge Training Unit and Support (CACTUS)
This programme aims to develop self-discipline, resilience and positive attitudes for youth. Participants experience intensive fitness and skill based activities including the infamous "Longest Day" challenge.
WestREAP administer the Ministry of Social Development Youth Services including the Youth and Young Parent Payment schemes.
In collaboration with the Westland Safer Communities Coalition we provide a 2 week (8 hour) Learner Licence programme. $20 covers the test as well as the course. We also offer restricted and full licence opportunities. Contact us for more information.
Mates and Dates
A free ACC funded programme that aims to help young people have healthy and happy relationships, including all about consent, good communication skills and what to do when they need help. Taught in participating schools from years 9-13.
Clued Up Kids
Run in conjunction with the Westland Safer Communities Coalition, Clued Up Kids educates tamariki on ways to stay safe in a range of contexts including at home, on the farm, around vehicles and much more.
We provide parenting seminars such as Pio Terei's Building Awesome Whānau 2022.
Check out "Whats coming up" events for anything happening soon.
Nga Toki Ako / Alternative Education Programme
WestREAP runs the Alternative Education programme out of our new Blaketown hub. This programme re-engages students in a meaningful learning programme targeted to their individual needs and supports.
WestREAP supports schools with Kapa Haka festivals and groups.