Youth Vibes Festival

We are thrilled to share the success of the Youth Vibes Festival held at Te Whai on Sunday, 26th May. This vibrant event was a celebration of our local youth and their incredible musical talents, showcasing a diverse range of performances that captivated the community.

The festival was more than just a musical event; it was a platform that promoted social connectivity, inclusion, and community spirit. From talented singers to gifted instrumentalists, the festival highlighted the creativity and passion of our youth, demonstrating their ability to inspire and uplift through music.

Attendees were treated to an array of performances that spanned different genres, ensuring there was something for everyone to enjoy. The festival not only provided entertainment but also fostered a sense of belonging and togetherness among attendees, reinforcing the importance of community support and encouragement.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to all the performers, volunteers, and sponsors who made this event possible. Your dedication and support helped create an unforgettable day filled with music, laughter, and camaraderie.

Some special mentions go to:
Youth Bands: Escalator, Brainstorm, Deep Sound, Socially Awkward
Youth Photographer: Jade Johnson
Youth Stall holders: Brydie and Ariela (Glimmer)

Sustainable Kaipara, Foundation North, Bammas Surf Mangawhai, Good Vibes Mangawhai, Ice Queen Gelato, Citizens Advice Bureau Wellsford's Youth Tool Kete, Rapid Relief Team NZ, Mangawhai Pharmacy, North Haven Hospice, Four Little Birds, The Barbecue Hut - Mangawhai, Little Red Fish, Hire Works Mangawhai, Aidan Salmon - Barfoot and Thompson Mangawhai, Nga Whetū Creations, Keri Cullen, Nick Mallasch, Siobhan Henderson, Tipene Matthews, Jamie Hall, Dennis Reeve, DJ Damian Rowe, Susi King, Carol Syron, Anne and Peter Casey, Ester Bassett, Sean Mahoney and all the volunteers and parents who offered support and helped clean up!

Stay tuned for future events and initiatives that continue to showcase and celebrate the talents of our local youth. Together, we can build a stronger, more connected community where everyone has the opportunity to shine.