Wiremu Ratapu (15), of Dunedin, skates at the Youth Week
Skate Jam at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday. Photo by
Youth Week was launched in Dunedin with a skate jam at
Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.
Quest manager Craig Strong said the clothing store helped
organise the jam with the Dunedin City Council Youth Action
About 50 skaters participated. The event had no age
restriction, Mr Strong said: ''As long as you are young at
Dunedin bands Summer Thieves and The Sleeves performed.
''Nek minnit'' skater Levi Hawken, of Auckland, a special
guest at the jam, said he was enjoying his Dunedin visit.
''I love it down here - it's like coming home.''
The skate jam was the first time he had skated at the
''It's an awesome surface. The two ingredients of open space
and smooth ground are amazing.''
Youth Week recognises the contributions and achievements of