The proof's in the pudding

Upside Camp 2023

News | November 15th, 2023

Upside Camp 2023 had all the elements of a great time needed for mentors and young people to further cement their mentoring relationship. Plus it's a great way to make new friends. This year was a whirlwind of activities and had plenty of feel good moments trying new experiences like the climbing wall and flying fox.

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Inside Upside Youth Mentor Training: A Sneak Peek

Inside Upside Youth Mentor Training: A Sneak Peek

Evidence , News | August 31st, 2023

“This training experience is unlike any other, I felt "speechless" like I had been invited into the Upside home, sharing stories and kai over the thing we love most, which is transforming the lives of our young people.

Upside Megazone Match Event 2023

Upside Megazone Match Event 2023

News | August 22nd, 2023

Upside just hosted an epic event at Megazone that brought together our amazing youth mentors and awesome young people!

What Can Disney Teach Us About Mentoring?

What Can Disney Teach Us About Mentoring?

Stories | July 25th, 2023

Disney’s magic of storytelling has been a part of childhoods for generations, and it's no secret that many of them have themes of mentoring woven into their narratives.

Flo & Frankie Give Back To Upside

Flo & Frankie Give Back To Upside

News | June 14th, 2023

Did you see us on the floandfrankie.com blog?!

Upside Mentor and Young Person Event at Gravity

Upside Mentor and Young Person Event at Gravity

News | June 6th, 2023

On the 19th of May, Upside held another awesome Mentor and Young Person event at Gravity.

5 Epic Reasons to Volunteer as a Youth Mentor in New Zealand

5 Epic Reasons to Volunteer as a Youth Mentor in New Zealand

Evidence | May 15th, 2023

Despite statistics showing a decline in youth crime over the years, many young people are still getting involved in illegal activities. So what can you do about it? Well, you can choose to step up for someone and consider becoming a volunteer youth mentor!
In this post we highlight 5 epic reasons to volunteer as a Youth Mentor in New Zealand and how you can help positively impact someone’s young life.

Upside Youth Mentoring Beach Day 2023

Upside Youth Mentoring Beach Day 2023

News | April 2nd, 2023

Yeah Bouy!!

How To Support Rangatahi After A Crisis

How To Support Rangatahi After A Crisis

News | February 3rd, 2023

Adolescents (9 - 13) are especially vulnerable during and after a crisis.

Upside Cup Yacht Race 2023: 5 Reasons Why You Should Get On Board

Upside Cup Yacht Race 2023: 5 Reasons Why You Should Get On Board

Evidence , News | January 27th, 2023

In addition to being a unique sailing race, The Upside Cup is so much more.