REAP Wairarapa

REAP Wairarapa

Service Industry

REAP Wairarapa has been supporting education across early childhood, schools and adult learning in the region since 1982. REAPs were set up by government at 13 rural locations across the country.

REAP Wairarapa has the mission … To support the development of the communities in our region by providing relevant, responsive learning opportunities that meet the diverse needs of our people.

We do this by working with others, and embrace our fellow YETE partners as we work on developing great pathways for our young people.

Engagement Level 1

Business Visit

Visit a business and take a tour of their premises

Business Presentation

Present to a small group of youth either at school or in your workplace about your business and its opportunities

Career Discussion

Host and engage 1 or more youth in a discussion around job opportunities and career progressions in your business

Business Induction

Receive an in-depth business induction in a business you have a real interest in

Engagement Level 2


CV Writing Advice

Receive assistance from an employer to develop your CV


Interview Coaching

Learn effective interview techniques and skills with guidance from an employer


Youth Mentoring

Provide another young person with mentoring regarding becoming work ready and developing life long employability skills

Engagement Level 3

Skills Review or Feedback Session

Receive objective and useful feedback to improve your work readiness skill set (either as a one-off or ongoing arrangement)

Employer Mentoring

Provide another employer with mentoring regarding effective youth-friendly practice.

Engagement Level 4

Please note: volunteer/work placements designated with an asterix * tend to lend themselves well to the License 2 Work (L2W) programme. This is encouraged by YETE. For further information about L2W is available here.


Short Term Tasters

Attend a one-off work experience opportunities in a business e.g. half day/full day/two days


* Ongoing

Attend a work experience placement in a business in an ongoing manner e.g. 5 days in a row/ 1 day/week for a school Term or Year

* Rangatahi to Mahi (R2M) – (youth to work)

Attend a placement for 1/day/week over a minimum of 5 months for youth with a business that you have a strong interest in. This placement includes License to Work (L2W) and the possibility of full or part time employment at the end of the placement.

* At-risk youth placement

Provide a placement for an at-risk youth (including those with disabilities) who will be supported with a work-coach mentor.

REAP Wairarapa – Opportunities Application Form

If you’d like to take advantage of any of the opportunities seen above, please contact REAP Wairarapa directly, or use the Contact Form below!


Tracey Shepherd
Phone: 06 377 1379
Location:  340 Queen Street, Masterton


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