Category: News

10 year anniversary blog series: part one

Inspiring Communities is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year. So it’s time to reflect and celebrate! Here’s part one of a three part blog series on what we’ve learnt and what we’re thinking about going forward.

Mataura: a community transformed

Tamariki at Mataura Primary

Ten years ago, Mataura wasn’t seen as a very desirable place to live. But the last decade has seen the town go through a complete transformation.

Communities and Policy workshop

Created with government officials in mind, this interactive workshop will apply a community-led development approach to the public policy process.

Auckland Symposium 2018

Join us to engage with 13 people from different places and perspectives celebrating how CLD works for them in Tamaki Makaurau.

Our revised CLD principles

We’ve refined our CLD principles to make them simpler, more accessible and more responsive to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Māori world views.

Our August newsletter

In this edition: a new Jim Diers blog, more CLD skills workshops, a blog on Child Rich Communities and info on the Whakamana conference.

The Colville Project: building a healthier rural community

Facebook promotion for the project

The emergent issue facing Colville and the wider Coromandel area is a lack of infrastructure, meaning the community has to travel out of Colville for many essential services. The Colville Project has an inspiring solution.

Growing a movement for child well-being

Kids in park, Waitangirua, 2015

Lisa Woods, our Child Rich Communities (CRC) Lead, talks about the CRC Project and what needs to be done to secure better child well-being in Aotearoa.

Jim Diers’ latest reflections

Inspiring Communities has been working with Jim Diers since 2012. Over this time he has met with many communities, governments and local officials here and around the world. Here are his latest reflections, based on that experience.

Our July newsletter

All the latest news and information from the team, including a blog from Deloitte, the report from the Weaving our Strengths Forum, a visit from Jim Diers, upcoming workshop dates and more.