Celebrating "living like a legend" was the theme for Youth Week 2013 and Ki a Ora Ngatiwai were doing just that at Tikipunga High School.
Brenna Smith, from youth services, Ki a Ora Ngatiwai, was at the school on Tuesday evening and led activities including Mau Raakau, haka and discussions about positive leadership.
Mr Smith said although the after-school programme was about youth, whanau attended and participated as well.
Youth Week is lead by Ara Taiohi, a national youth sector organisation created by New Zealand Aotearoa Adolescent Health and Development.
Ara Taiohi said Youth Week inspires people to value, support, and affirm the diversity of young people in our society.