Stars: Helping to support Kiwi kids stay stronger together

Our Stars programme strengthens young people for that often-tricky transition into high school, through training and supporting older students to mentor and walk alongside the new year 9’s.

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About Stars

Stars is a 12-month mentoring programme that supports, motivates and positively reinforces Year 9 students during their first year at high school.

Success stories

We're always excited to hear amazing stories from the youth in our programmes. We know you will be too!

Stars regions

Find out where Stars is in your region.

How you can help

Here's your chance to find out how you can help and get involved with Stars!

What people say

“Being a Stars peer mentor has had a profound impact on me. I always knew that I would be a leader someday but Stars was definitely the programme that expanded my ability to lead and give me the confidence to believe in myself." Paris John - Stars, Waikato