Who we are

Limitless is a Charitable Trust with the mission to equip young New Zealanders to lead lives of passion and purpose.

We see young people better equipped to navigate with confidence toward careers where their creativity, innovation, strengths and values can be unleashed. Our vision ultimately is to see young people with greater agency over their
career pathways.

Based in Ōtautahi Christchurch, Limitless empower secondary students to discover their
strengths and values, and to envision future potential careers based on this self discovery.
We create space for young people to explore their “what’s next?” for after high school.

We will each work around 80,000 hours in our life, and research tells us young people today
are likely to work 17 different jobs over five careers in their lifetime. Limitless helps youth explore the topic of career pathways in
meaningful ways. Our kōrero
give them a new sense of confidence and focus.

Limitless was founded in 2016 by Christchurch-based April McLennan at age 18 through a social enterprise accelerator. We quickly grew an epic community to see the Limitless vision come to life and continue to iterate and grow.

limitless 2018 conference
limitless conference

Our Programmes

The Limitless Conference programme focus on exploring Strengths, connecting the dots and inspiration. We recommend the Limitless Online course to be taken prior to Limitless Conference so we can build from this.

Year 10 Limitless Online courses run
throughout the year. This is a fun and
engaging module based course that plays
a key part in building confidence, self
awareness and greater agency for
pathways to work.

For either programme, get in contact with
us via the form below to learn more

Our Values

Passion

We are passionate about what we do. We exemplify
passion &
encourage others
to find theirs.

Purpose

We do
everything with
a purpose, and
our purpose is
to empower.

Empowerment

We believe in empowering people. We believe that when every young person
is empowered to
reach their full potential, we will see generational change.

Optimism

We believe the
future is bright, and young
people are our
future. We face
every challenge
with optimism.

Responsibilty

We are aware
that every action
we take affects others. We are responsible to
uplift and respect others with every word and action.

Meet our Team

April McLennan

Founder and Chairperson

April founded Limitless in early 2016, after finishing high school in 2015, and having taken part in a social enterprise accelerator. In mid 2016, she was selected as one of 3 New Zealand delegates to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in California. Prior to starting Limitless, April gained experience organizing events for various causes. April now works full time on growing and developing Limitless.

Quynh Vallance

Limitless Trustee

Quynh is a Senior Tax Manager at PwC Christchurch. She has worked in professional practice for the past 10 years advising a variety of clients ranging from small businesses to large corporates, particularly in the not-for-profit space. Quynh enjoys contributing to our community and seeks to make a difference by being purpose driven, someone who challenges the status quo and a champion for change.

Hannah Duder

Limitless Trustee

Hannah is the CEO of indigo & iris - a beauty social enterprise and a Project Manager at the Christchurch Foundation. Hannah has a background in sales, fundraising and marketing for social enterprises in New Zealand. She is passionate about doing good business and doing good at the same time.

Colin Hogg

Limitless Trustee

Colin is the founder of Etive Business Advice sales and marketing consultancy. Colin is a passionate advocate of great businesses and ideas, and loves helping them grow to make as large an impact as possible. Colin has worked across a number of industries, laterly specialising in growing companies in the Education sector, and supporting them in governance. Colin is excited to be able to work with the Limitless Trustees to help Limitless make the biggest positive impact on our young people’s lives.

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