Giving to Young Life New Zealand Trust


Want to give?

1. Set up Payments Online

If you wish to set up a bank payment or please visit your bank's website and use the account details below. Please note these instructions are for those within New Zealand. Overseas Donors, please click here to give from the USA or any other country.

If you live in New Zealand, use the details below:

Account name: YOUNG LIFE NZ     

Bank: Westpac                

Account number 03-0166-0392091-000

Particulars: DONATION                              

Code: Choose a school or camp or write "GENERAL" (see below)

Reference: Leave blank or choose a staff member (see below)

If you are not sure which school a youth worker works in, please see the information below.

What schools and camps can I support?

1. GENERAL - General gifts go to support any part of our trust activity.

2. CHOOSE A SCHOOL - We currently have youth workers at BOTANY Downs Secondary College, EDGEWATER College, HOWICK College, and PAKURANGA College.


What staff person can I support?

To support a staff person, write their first initial and last name on the reference line. Example: CBell


Senior Staff: Carmel Bell, Lyall Carter, Jewel Turinsky, Mike Turinsky.

Botany Downs Secondary School: Jackie Cox, Alex Pope, Mike Turinsky, Joshua Yang.

Edgewater College : Rebecca Bowlin, Jethro George, Sarah Whitaker.

Howick College: Lyall Carter.

Pakuranga College: Carmel Bell, Alexa Crowe, Amelia Smith, Jerome Muaimalae.

All donations to Young Life New Zealand qualify for the charitable donations tax rebate. Donation receipts will be sent at the end of the financial year, (by 1st of May) unless requested earlier. Thank you again for your support!

Young Life relies on the financial support of caring individuals and grant organisations to fund its service to the community. If you would like to support the work of Young Life please choose one of the methods of payment listed below. We need people who are willing to start investing in this opportunity right now.


Our Young Life community is currently working with teens in East Auckland. Gifts can be designated to support a particular staff person, collage, or camp.

Every gift we receive is important. Whether it is a one-time gift or a fortnightly pledge, $5 or $5,000, we know you are making a personal sacrifice. Thank you for your generosity and concern for the youth of New Zealand.

Did you know that you can receive up to 33% of a Young Life donation back as a tax credit from Inland Revenue? For more information, please visit

Three Ways to Give

1. Set up Payments Online

See instructions in the left column on this page.

2. To Send a Cheque

As of January 2021, our New Zealand bank no longer accepts cheques. New Zealand is phasing out cheques at most banks. If you want to give but aren't sure how, please email us and tell us where you are and that you want to give. We will help point you to the right place.


Please email by clicking here first.

3. Contact the Young Life office

Please feel free to call the Young Life office and discuss your intended giving with us directly at 09-534-3868 or email (click here).

4. Overseas Supporters Click Here.