terms of use

by viewing and using this site, you agree to these terms of use

agreement to terms

Welcome to youthservice.govt.nz (the ‘site’), a website hosted and operated by Youth Service, part of the Ministry of Social Development (‘we’, ‘our’, ‘MSD’, 'the Ministry').

Ministry of Social Development

These terms apply to the entire contents of the site, to any web feeds produced by the site and to any feedback or submissions provided through the site. By viewing and using the site, you will be deemed to agree to these Terms of use.

continuity of service

MSD makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, as to continuity of service. It reserves the right to suspend, terminate or otherwise alter access to some or all of the site’s services at any time and without notice.


MSD disclaims and excludes all liability for any claim, loss, demand or damages of any kind whatsoever (including for negligence) arising out of or in connection with the use of either this website or the information, content or materials included on this site or on any website we link to.


Feedback is important and is used to evaluate and improve the site. If you provide feedback by email or by using the feedback form, that feedback is sent to appropriate MSD staff. We may pass on relevant comments to other people within MSD who administer or contribute content to the site. This could include your email address and other identifying information that you’ve provided.

Read our Privacy Notice on the Work and Income website