Support the future of our youth—donate to Youth Encounter today and be a catalyst for positive change! Together, we can make a lasting impact on young lives.

“Youth Encounter has supported me by giving me courage to live my God-given potential and meeting good people and being a part of the Encounter family. Since joining Youth Encounter I feel happy about myself and don't feel like I have to prove myself to people.” Matthys


Youth Encounter Ministries Trust, a registered not-for-profit organization granted charitable status by the New Zealand government Charities Commission, relies on your support to sustain our commitment to investing in the future of our youth!

  • Your donation supports our organization's vision of empowering young people in Aotearoa NZ to live life to the fullest.

  • Receive a tax receipt at the financial year end (March 31) for claiming a 33.33% tax refund.

  • Ensure to provide us with your details to facilitate the issuance of the tax receipt.

No donation is too small, all donations make a big difference.


1. I would like to donate via Internet Banking - BNZ account (no fees deducted) 


2. If you would like to pay via credit card, click on the 'Donate' button (4% admin fee deducted)

$20 donation covers the cost of providing meals for two mentoring sessions.

A $60 donation enables us to provide transportation for sessions, ensuring accessibility for individuals who may face challenges attending otherwise.

A $100 sponsorship covers the costs for a young person to participate in an activity during their weekly session.

A $600 contribution provides support for a month of clinical counseling, aiding individuals in accessing crucial therapeutic services.

A $1,000 donation makes it possible for one young person to attend a residential dirt bike camp who otherwise wouldn't have the opportunity or means to.

A generous donation of $5,000 provides a young person mentoring for an entire year, providing them with sustained support and opportunities for personal growth.


As a registered charitable trust sanctioned by the NZ Charities Commission, Youth Encounter has the eligibility to seek funding grants from organizations dedicated to charitable causes in New Zealand.

If you believe that our organization aligns with the funding criteria of any grant-providing bodies you are acquainted with or involved in, kindly inform us. We would appreciate the opportunity to furnish you with a funding application.

For any leads on potential funding grant opportunities, please reach out to us via email at Your assistance is invaluable in advancing our mission.


Youth Encounter extends partnership opportunities to businesses, inviting financial and resource contributions to support our organizational mission. We view sponsorship as a mutually beneficial collaboration, with both parties sharing a responsibility for due diligence in community care.

Our extensive regional networks provide valuable promotional exposure, offering businesses a platform to enhance their market share. Detailed sponsorship options are available in our proposal package. Feel free to reach out to us for further information on the advantages of partnering with Youth Encounter.

To explore a sponsorship partnership, contact us via email at We look forward to hearing from you and discussing how we can work together for a meaningful impact!


Our social enterprise fundraising endeavors provide customers with commercial opportunities, where every profit generated contributes to the social impact of Youth Encounter.

Team Building & Social Events:

  • Offers a thrilling dirt bike encounter contributing to a social cause.

  • Services include team building, social events, and learn-to-ride days.

  • Provides off-road motorcycles, protective gear, and experienced instructors.

  • Guides participants through a range of track and trail options.

  • Promises an unforgettable experience of action-packed off-road fun and adventure.

  • Book an encounter tailored to your preference for a day to remember!

Fundraiser Shop:

  • Allows supporters to purchase merchandise, stickers, and other items.

  • Proceeds from purchases directly support Youth Encounter's mission.

“The boys from last year’s (Dirt Bike Therapy) programme have all gone into mahi, one is into truck driving so got his license and gone into that industry.  Another really likes gardening, so has gone into agriculture.  So all our kids from last year are either employed or gone onto courses.”  
- Pauline Craven – tutor at Apiti Hou Alternative Education

Huge thanks to our sponsors and funding bodies who have believed in us this past year!

First Sovereign Trust - Hillview Trust - Te Puke Baptist Oktoberfest 

"And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus."  Philippians 4:19

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