Category: News

Inspiring Communities’ February Newsletter

Read about our upcoming events, there’s new videos to watch, a community story from Whangaroa, our engagement with Te Tiriti o Waitangi + more

2017 Snapshot

Enjoy this short illustration that focuses on just six highlights from a very rewarding 2017! A dynamic year for as we continue to work to support and embed effective community-led change.

Network Survey 2017 Results

The profile and awareness of CLD has increased in the last few years. Belief in the importance of CLD to New Zealand’s future has also strengthened.

Our Advice to Incoming Ministers

The new Labour-led Government needs to be prepared to put local solutions advocated by local communities more at the centre. This means supporting them.

Our August Update

There’s lots happening! Catch up on what’s going on in and around communities across Aotearoa, the latest we have to offer, a webinar, workshops, links to our very cool short videos, our CLD election manifesto and much more..

Our CLD Election Manifesto

We are asking all political parties to put local solutions advocated by local communities more at the centre. We have called for a number of actions that we believe will enable Government to act more as a partner.

Our Theory of Change

Our Theory illustrates how sustainable change happens using a CLD approach- beginning by understanding that all communities have the ability to thrive and that effective change is dynamic.

My Inspiring Community – Halo Whakatane

HALO was born from a shared vision that the community can expand on the success of their volunteer restoration programmes, like the Whakatāne Kiwi Project, taking conservation to the next level, creating a sanctuary for the whole community.  

My Inspiring Community- South Alive

South Alive is a South Invercargill urban rejuvenation group, that is led by the community for the community. Their goal is to create a community that is proud of where they live and work. Here is their story-My Inspiring Community-South Alive