Buller REAP took 8 Youth and 3 youth workers from the Buller District, who were ready and eager to attend Festival for the Future 2019. The Festival is run by Inspiring Stories Trust, which was founded by Granity boy – Guy Ryan with the bold vision to see young New Zealanders unleash their potential to change the world. FFF2019 brought together over 1200+ people from around New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific for an action-packed weekend of inspiring speakers, future-focused panels, hands-on workshops and a marketplace for great ideas.
“The sheer amount of people who are willing to change the world for the better is immense. It’s amazing to be able to meet so many other keen young like-minded people”.– Jimmy Daamen – Buller participant
Buller High School students Gemma Steenhauer, Micaela Aldridge, Mina Smith, Shoni Steiner, Tara Shephard, Venus Valibia along with Jimmy Daamen from Karamea Area school and Ophelia Didham from Reefton Area school. Buller REAP would like to thank The Buller District Council, The Trusts Community Foundation, Sounds Air and The Youth Worker Training Scheme (DIA) for helping to make this experience possible.
Photo’s courtesy of FFF19 Buller attendees and Inspiring Stories Trust