News, announcements and more.

Dec 21, 2016

Reducing Truancy In Schools

In 2010, the Ministry of Education released a report on student attendance and engagement. “Attendance and engagement in school improves employment, social and life chances and reduced the development of...

Oct 26, 2016

CEO’s and Founders announced as finalists

What do the CEO of Kiwibank, the founder of Eat My Lunch and the creator of the Charlie’s Juice empire all have in common? They completed the Young Enterprise Scheme...

Sep 27, 2016

Six students go to San Francisco

A fortnight ago with the help of FedEx, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and some of our other sponsors, we took six young entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley, San Francisco.

Aug 01, 2016

Nominations are open for our 2016 Alumni Awards

We know there are tens of thousands of Young Enterprise alumni out there, and these awards are designed to celebrate their achievements. There are two categories of awards:

Jul 18, 2016

Meet the 2016 members of the NZ Business Hall of Fame

Established in 1994 by Young Enterprise Trust, the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame recognises and celebrates individuals who have made a significant contribution to the economic and social development...

Jul 15, 2016

Year in Review: Our 2015 annual report

2015 was a big year for Young Enterprise as we focused on transitioning to a truly innovative organization. Our aim was greater engagement, scale and reach.

Apr 22, 2016

NZ Business Hall of Fame Laureates announced

This year, around 450 guests will converge at The Langham in Auckland to celebrate the outstanding achievements of eight of New Zealand's top business leaders. They will join the ranks of...

Jan 14, 2016

A Twist on the Young Enterprise Scheme

We’ve done YES for many years. It started as an extracurricular programme, but we found students were looking for a subject that was new, different and challenging.

May 28, 2015

How to start a business with no money

Many students start their business activities at school with not much more than an oily rag. Here, Auckland based entrepreneur Richard Liew shares his insight into how to get a business started.