Welcome to Tongan Youth Trust To’utupu Tonga Trust
The To’utupu Tonga Trust /Tongan Youth Trust was established in 1996 by a small group of practitioners from various occupations who have a passion for Tongan youth. The small group established a charitable trust with a focus on accommodating Tongan youth and families who found it difficult to settle effectively in the context of Aotearoa, New Zealand.
To equip Tongan Youth and their Kainga (families) with the skills, education, and confidence to be positive, successful, productive members of the community.
To impact and influence the well being of vulnerable Tongan Youth and their Kainga, by implementing equality, exclusivity through education; ensuring the best possible outcome for their futures.
Our Services are delivered in a culturally sensitive way to meet the needs of Tongan youth and fall into 3 key categories:
Personal Development Services
More resilient self-assured Tongan young people.
Education Support Services
Tongan young people equipped to succeed in the NZ education system.
Essential Life Skills
Competent Tongan young people prepared for adulthood.