Porirua & City Alt School

Building Resilient Young People




Code of Ethics

Our City and Porirua Alt teams linked up for a day of training around the youth work code of ethics. Simon from Ara Taiohi ran the day for us, and there was no shortage of laughs, activities, robust discussion and even some spirit fingers! 

If you want to know more about Ara Taiohi and what they do, check them out here. 


Porirua Alt Boxing

Been cool connecting with the Cannons Creek boxing academy this term. Our students have learnt how hard boxing training really is, and the staff have been reminded of their age!

Shout out to the team at the academy. You can check them out here.


Porirua Alt Exhibit

Today our students got to share the journey they have been on this term with Zeal through an exhibition of photos. 

It was a special moment shared with whānau and friends. 

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We want to say a massive congratulations to our two interns. 

Lincoln who received his Diploma in youth and community studies. Lincoln has interned with the Porirua alt school for the past two year while he completed this. He has a gentle confidence in getting along side our students and forming relationships, as well as a very artistic side in the form of photography and music. 

Nat who completed the first year of the diploma, and will go on to complete his second year next year. Nat has been with us for just over a year after arriving from Fiji. We look forward to supporting his study for the next year. 

Ka rawe kōrua!


Pukerua Bay ARO/Citizenship project

ARO Kaupapa: Nga mihi to our young people who contributed to our ARO vision and responded to a need in our community. Positive feedback and vibes from people passing by, conservation volunteers, Pip our leader and our bridge Fritz from Wesley Community Action. Looking forward to reconnect for more 🌳


ARO day launch

First official ARO day in Wellington with Praxis, City & Porirua Alternative Schools and our young leader Arorangi. Through (A)ssess (R)educe (O)ffset we promise to take better care of our environment for those who will live after us. Mihi to those behind the scenes and the greater Praxis whanau around the motu for contributing to the kaupapa.



Praxis is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders, and last week our organisation grew in size as we welcomed the City Alternative School into our organisation. It's a great privilege to have a team of Youth Workers and Educators join our Praxis Whānau, we are so looking forward to working together.

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the ARO project

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Beauty of a day to connect and share laughs, stories and Kai (of course) with our Rangatahi. #fieldtripfridays #ALTventures