Northland’s Transition EXPO – What’s next after school

Transition Expo- Flyer

Where: McKay Stadium- Kensington

When: Thursday 25th of March 5pm to 7:15pm

Nau mai, haere mai

Are you an ORS funded student who is planning to leave school or have recently left?

Wondering what’s out there in your community? Then this event is for you and your whanau and carers.

We have invited organisations from around Tai Tokerau to talk about their vocational and support services, residential options, and leisure activities.


5:00-5:45 Expo: Students/whanau/carers – chance to talk to organisations at tables set up.


Light refreshments available.

5:50-6:35 Introductions

Strongbeatz Performance

Short presentations:

NorthAble- Services available

NorthAble- Funding- MOH/ MSD/ DIAS

CCS- Services and new initiatives

Geneva- Supported Employment

Spectrum- Residential Options

Taimahi Trust- Vocational Services

Sport Northland- Green Prescription/ Community Classes

Project Research-Transition Services and Support

6:40 -7:10 Expo: Q & A / further discussions with organisations


We know this can be a confusing time so come along and meet these organisations:


NorthAble (Lynkz, VHN, MOH, DIAS), Ministry of Social Development (MSD), CCS, Geneva, Idea Services, IHC Family Association, Spectrum, Tiaho Trust, Taimahi Trust, Greenways, Parafed, Special Olympics, Riding for the Disabled, Raukatari Music Therapy, Regent Training, MSL Training, Sport Northland, Tuesday Rockers, Strongbeatz Dance Group, Parents to Parents, Voyce, Downs Syndrome Association, Great Mates Youth Group, Project SEARCH, and Connected.