Kia Ora and Welcome to LYFE!

LYFE 2015 has been and gone! What a great turnout and day it was. Photos are being added to the gallery! More can be found on the LYFE Facebook page.

LYFE 2016

LYFE 2016 is fast approaching. Bigger and Better. 
Keep coming back for more!

The Linwood Youth Festival is back for 2016.  It will be all go at Linwood Park on Saturday 5th March from 11-4pm.  LYFE has art, sport, and music all covered - it is going to be a good time for everyone!  There are lots of new performers, activities, community stalls, and good food.  Best of all - it is a free event!

LYFE 2016 celebrates culture and community. Performances will highlight the amazing talent Linwood and the greater area have to offer including the Linwood College Kapa Haka Roopu who will also be competing at National Kapa Haka competition 2016 NZGT's Oceana Olsen, On Fleek a dance crew from Te Waka Unua 2015 reigning hip hop national champs. Highlights in the activities area are; the Cheapskates Skate Jam, basketball with the Canterbury Rams, turbo touch, ki-o-rahi, grass carts, slippery soccer, bumper balls, sumo suits, street art, and soap carving.  Mamacitias, hangi, BBQ, snow cones, or crazy spuds are just a few of the food options available to satisfy any hunger pains.

If you would like to volunteer or perform at LYFE or want more information please contact Angelina McLean or 02102257664 or hit the Volunteers form link on the LYFE Facebook page.


LYFE (Linwood Youth Festival Experience) is a Linwood-focused event where youth pride, diversity and achievements are celebrated.

LYFE (Linwood Youth Festival Experience) is a not-for-profit community event celebrating youth pride, diversity and youth achievement within the Linwood community. It is held annually in Linwood Park, and this year it will be held on Saturday 5th March 2016. An event coordinator is working alongside a group of young people from Te Waka Unua, Linwood Avenue and Linwood College to turn their ideas into an awesome day out.

We look forward to seeing you there!