|Mission and Values|
We believe a great New Zealand future lies in the heart of our young people. Given the space, skills, and a spirit of service they can make a stunning contribution - regardless of their origins. Zeal's creative communities are a crucible for rich innovation, character development, and real world connection. Zeal is the catalyst for young New Zealanders to become creative contributors– living to give. We model and encourage grace, restoration and courageous risk taking. Through the experience of creative arts, we spark better futures for youth.
Positively influencing New Zealand’s young people through the creative arts.
To provide places of belonging for young people in New Zealand’s urban centres
To move young people from consumers to contributors
To walk alongside isolated and disconnected young people
To foster innovation and passion in the creative arts
To equip young people for positive transitions to adulthood
To provide the best environment for youth with positive role models
To give hope, guidance, encouragement and motivation towards a positive future
Strengths-based and holistic in our approach
Innovative in our process, inventive in our practice
Dedicated to long-term transformation
Christian in our motivation and ethics
Commercially smart but not for profit in nature