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.
We’ve produced an illustrated reflection of 2016. Small and beautifully packaged it focuses on just six highlights from what was been an action packed year. Enjoy! Read our 2016 Snapshot
CLD case studies, celebrating success with Mangakino, wise words from Jim Diers + much more!
We’ve had a spruce-up! We hope this makes it easier for you to navigate all the wonderful stories and information we have on offer. This month we’re celebrating the energy created from the hugely successful Start Local. Seminar we co-hosted with Local Government NZ and IGPS In late June. Hot off the press is the Start Local… Read more »
Child Rich Communities is a movement aimed at improving child wellbeing through community led development. Project History In the past few years, there has been increasing concern about child poverty in New Zealand. The agencies behind this project noticed that the responses to struggling children tend to fit within two strands of work – lobbying… Read more »
Because community-led development is about changing whole systems the work is long term. Just like nature, expect constant change and be prepared to pro-actively adapt. As the Inspiring stories in this newsletter illustrate there is no right place to start. Begin from where you, your organisation or community is and weave CLD principles and practice… Read more »
Community-led development is all about relationships so building connections is the theme of our first newsletter for 2016. We’re also introducing a new feature: a blog called I’ve Been thinking….. Our team will take turns to share their experience. As promised there is a report on our November Network survey, we highlight some other initiatives we have… Read more »
Effective leadership is pivotal to successful community-led development (CLD) and in our experience it often pops up in the most unlikely places. In this issue we go deeper into the kinds of leadership that matter, with articles by our valued colleague Margy Jean Malcolm who has studied leadership extensively, we showcase a great new initiative… Read more »
The people who have written articles in this newsletter are all doers, that is true, and they know that whatever they do, it will be more successful on so many levels if they organise it with others and if they pass on their organising and other skills to others too. As it turns out gardening is… Read more »