Street style: Teen edition

We pinned down some of the teens about town to find out what's on their minds. Check out their photos in the gallery here.

Jordan, 15
What are you doing?
Working, handing out flyers.

What do you do in your spare time?
Study, go to parties and hang out with mates.

The best thing about being a teenager?
Not working everyday, parties and your parents giving you money.

The worst?
Acne.

Plans for the future?
To go to uni and become an engineer.

Will, 13
What are you doing?
Going to look at snowboards.

What do you do in your spare time?
Listen to music, Facebook and hang out with friends.

The best thing about being a teenager?
Hanging out with my friends.

The worst?
Voice breaks.

Plans for the future?
I want to be a designer and travel the world.

Katherine, 15
What are you doing?

Going on an adventure to the supermarket.

What do you do in your spare time?
Eat, sleep, nothing much.

The best thing about being a teenager?
People don't expect much of you.

The worst?
Puberty.

Plans for the future?
To not be homeless.

Madeleine, 15
What are you doing?

Going to buy food.

What do you do in your spare time?
Read, play [video game] Skyrim and surf the internet.

The best thing about being a teenager?
Life is easy - everything is paid for you and work is easy.

The worst?
You are frowned upon by society.

Plans for the future?
To go to uni and be happy.

Toby, 15
What are you doing?

Going to hang out at the train station.

What do you do in your spare time?
Photography.

The best thing about being a teenager?
Not having to work.

The worst?
Not being allowed to do lots of things.

Plans for the future?
I want to be an actor.

Kelila, 19
What are you doing?

Walking home from uni.

What do you do in your spare time?
Play squash, read, study and hang out with friends.

The best thing about being a teenager?
Less responsibilities.

The worst?
Student loans.

Plans for the future?
Graduate and see the world.

Bryzel, 13
What are you doing?
Going to the movies.

What do you do in your spare time?
Hang out with friends, use [social networking website] Tumblr and surf.

The best thing about being a teenager?
You have heaps of social time.

The worst?
No money and no driver's licence.

Plans for the future?
Go to Pauanui in the Coromandel for New Year.

Eddie, 14
What are you doing?

Going to hang out at the train station.

What do you do in your spare time?
Play guitar.

The best thing about being a teenager?
It's an in-between age, you are not too old and you are not too young.

The worst?
Everyone hates you.

Plans for the future?
I want to be a musician but I'm not sure how well that will turn out.

Shruthi, 15
What are you doing?

Going to get buy food and watch a movie.

What do you do in your spare time?
Eat, sleep, computer and internet stuff I guess, and hang out with friends.

The best thing about being a teenager?
We don't have many responsibilities, there aren't many good things! [Laughs.]

The worst?
Can't drink, can't drive and society frowns on you.

Plans for the future?
To go to university, to travel the world and become a surgeon.

Francesca, 14
What are you doing?

Going to see a movie with friends.

What do you do in your spare time?
Hang out with friends and listen to music.

The best thing about being a teenager?
You get to do more, and you have much more freedom.

The worst?
Getting in trouble, a lot, for everything.

Plans for the future?
Travel the world.

- NZ Herald

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