Woodwork Skills

Learn the in’s and out’s of woodwork and create a masterpiece!

Starting Term 2 2020, Register Interest Below

Automotive Skills

Learn the in’s and out’s of a car

Starting Term 2 2020, Register Interest Below

Gym Circuit Training

6 Week Gym Technique
& Fitness 45 minute Session

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4pm

Learn to Weld

6 Week Welding Workshop

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5pm-6:30pm


YDOT was established in 1999 to provide opportunities for local young people to develop to their full potential. In the early years this included a trade-training program which saw many young people gaining industry qualifications and going on to a career in various trades.


To implement and support programmes which nurture positive development of young people’s lives physically, mentally, spiritually and socially, and provide opportunities for them to reach their potential




Opportunities for young people to gain practical experience.

Opportunities for young people to further their education.

Opportunities to partner with other local support and development agencies.

The four colours of our logo represent the four areas of wellbeing from the Te Whare Tapa Whā model. Our aim in all that we do is to provide opportunities for young people to grow holistically and develop in all aspects of their life.


YDOT has established a multi-purpose, user friendly Youth Hub at 298B Flaxton Road which incorporates:

Fitness Gym

A great place for workouts and training.

Trade Training Workshop

Fully equipped with trade tools for hands on learning projects.

Recreation Lounge

Space to play arcade games, pool, ping pong, basket ball or chill and hangout.

The Youth Hub is available to hire for youth services. It’s a great space to run events, workshops, or challenges, or to let your youth hang out! Available for all age groups. Contact us on the form below to learn more!


For more information you can contact Dave Stevens on 027 229 1126. Or visit our Facebook by clicking the icon below.

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