Action Education

Action Education

A space for community to come together, share stories, develop artistic skills and explore their voices through spoken word poetry.


Action Education is Aotearoa's leading spoken word / youth development organisation. With over 40 years of experience in the youth sector, we have developed our methods to resonate with and re-engage youth in their journey of self-development, education, personal growth, and self-expression.

Our Vision is to “Enable rangatahi to express their authenticity while growing a vibrant community that supports them” and our Mission is “To strengthen identity and develop self-esteem through creative self-expression, using the medium of spoken word poetry”.

We have an emphasis on reaching stigmatized, disadvantaged, and marginalised rangatahi and communities and we are a āhuru mōwai (warm and protective shelter) where rangatahi feel safe and supported to be themselves.

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For more than 40 years our programmes have engaged, nurtured, and inspired rangatahi. They have given rangatahi space to reflect, connect and grow. We use Spoken Word Poetry as our vehicle of engagement because of its power in its accessibility and directness - and - it belongs to anyone and everyone who is willing to tell their story. Through story telling we’ve found that it breaks down stereotypes, builds community connection and resilience within individuals and groups.

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Andrea on 20 Feb 2024
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Drive Resources on 25 Aug 2022
Just love your work, and so beautifully presented on your YouTube channel too. Telling all teachers!
Tamas / Thomas
Tamas / Thomas on 08 Jul 2021
keep up good work. peace and love
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Guest Donor on 03 Jan 2021
Clemence on 23 May 2020
Thank you for everything you do, it's helped me so much and I always enjoy getting to be a part of your events.

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