Ka taea e te taiohi

What are your hopes for the future?

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Our Mission


The Prince’s Trust New Zealand’s mission is to activate young New Zealanders as the designers, authors, dreamers, and creators of a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous future.

With this mission in mind, we’d love to know your hopes and dreams for the future. We want to hear your voice as we shape our plans here in Aotearoa. 

Through partnerships, programme delivery and research, the Prince’s Trust New Zealand’s activities will aim to strengthen the ecosystem that supports the wellbeing of young people in Aotearoa.

We will grow initiatives that accelerate young New Zealanders’ agency as drivers and changemakers in our economy, communities and environment.


Anya Satyanand


Over the last two decades, Anya has held numerous leadership roles in the education and community sectors. She has been a teacher, a film-maker, and champion for youth. She strives for rights-based, innovative, restorative and ethical approaches that amplify young people's agency, voice, and strengths.

Anya brings with her a breadth of experience from her time as EO of Ara Taiohi, NZ’s peak body for youth development, where she worked to connect the sector to raise the standard, champion youth development, promote sustainability and create conditions where all young people can thrive.


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