About Us

A place for youth to engage, and everyone to contribute.


Keeping young people happy, safe and moving towards a great future!

Our Approach:

Engaging youth in services that are youth specific, by
connecting youth to appropriate information,
supporting youth to help get them where they want to be,
with a team who model integrity and respect for young people,
in a non judgemental environment
and a welcoming youth friendly place,
to achieve good physical, mental and social well-being

The Rotovegas Youth Health Centre will put you in touch with a range of health services. We deliver a range of specialist youth health services for Rotorua youth.  Free for 15-24 years of age. We have a  drop in clinic for our nurses and a Doctor available by appointment.  We have a social worker who can help with all sorts of things . We can help with referrals to counsellors and other helpful services.

Our Team

Jennifer Murray
Chief Executive Officer

Jen is originally from Scotland and been in New Zealand for 14 years working in several leadership/management roles in health, not-for-profit, local authority and education sectors. 

Jen has extensive experience in the public health, health promotion and community/youth development sector and brings to our organisation a  passion for young people, a passion for social justice and a passion for building on peoples strengths for positive outcomes.

Steve Holmes
Youth Development Manager

Steve has an extensive history in youth development having worked with young people and children since he was in his late teens (a wee while ago). Steve's work history included tourism, youth work and management. 

With a passion for people and in particular youth Steve is committed to positive outcomes for young people and helping them to realize and fulfill their potential. 

Bobby Howard
YouthHub Project Coordinator
April Bowden-Gardiner
Youth Mentor/ bookings coordinator
Gus Te Moni
Youth Worker

Gus was born in Auckland and raised on the streets of South Auckland. Having had a humble beginning to life coming from a home that is broken but with supportive parents Gus managed to score some mahi on MAI FM when he was young which kick-started his love for radio and the media industry. Gus has extensive experience and passion in teaching young people creative and media related skills such as Filming, vlogging, video editing, DJing, Beat making, Music production, adobe suite, Pro Tools and website development and encouraging young people to explore careers and or higher education driven by their passion.

Kirsten Bangs
YouthHub Partnerships Broker - Youth Opprtunities
Kassara Boaza
Administrator/ YouthHub Youth Navigator
Yasmin Beizlle
YouthHub Youth Navigator

Our Funders