Our Co-founder and Chair, Gemma Major chats with Wendyl Nissen on Radio Live about building the Seed Waikato movement.
“The unique attributes of millennials put them in a great position to be the drivers of social, cultural, economic and social outcomes,” says Chair of Seed Waikato, Gemma Major.
Our Co-founder Gemma Major sat down to talk with Tony Stevens from the Young Workers Resource Centre all about millennials, and meaningful work.
“We often hear that young people are 'purpose-driven' but struggle to find an intersection of their values with meaningful work,” says Chair of Seed Waikato, Gemma Major.
Too many pills, costly counselling fees and stigma around mental illness - that's all part of the problem, according to millennials weighing in on the Government's mental health inquiry.
The event, held at Zeal Hamilton, was spearheaded by a group of millennials passionate about co-creating a better tomorrow and determined to break the silence around these taboo subjects.
More than 120 young people from all corners of the Waikato region turned up to participate in Seed Waikato’s May event Mental Health & Addiction Kōrero last night.
“There are four things that Millennials want: meaningful connections, positive well-being, engagement with community and growth opportunities,” says Major.
“Activist Gemma Major who co-founded Seed Waikato, a group designed to connect young adults – is no stranger to the issue.”
“Imagine what might happen if you did have a really vibrant, energetic, inspired, connected and growing collective of young people? It just is the most exciting thing.”
"Concerns over Hamilton City Council debt young people could inherit were among issues raised at a Seed Waikato 10 year plan consultation meeting with council members.
Dozens of young adults will take Hamilton City Council to the task on its 10-year-plan.
Seed Waikato is a newly established not-for-profit organisation with a dream to see young people thrive in the Waikato.
Five University of Waikato alumni launched Seed Waikato last year, a social enterprise designed to help young people in the Waikato thrive.
Seed Waikato aims to unite young people under a common vision.
Michaela Latimer, Miguel Raman, and Gemma Major talked with Gary Farrow on his podcast, The Coffee Room, to talk about the Seed Waikato movement.
Guest speakers Gemma Slack and Ken Yew informed Rotary Hamilton East about “Seed Waikato”.
A new youth-focussed service has gained a central government grant through its partnership with Hamilton City Council.