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.
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.
Read stories from Ōpōtiki and Kaikōura – some how to cld tips, Bright Spots Webinar, the latest reports from here and overseas & more – including the lessons learned and story behind this image!
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..
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 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.
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.
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
Responding to the call for locally-led solutions, a blog from our Chair, a feature on a rugby league club that has teamed up with It’s not ok, tell you how we can help and lots more..
Congratulations Randwick Park – 2017 Community of the Year! In a video story Maree Beaven recently talked to us about how they created change in their place.