News Archive

Kids in park, Waitangirua, 2015

Growing a movement for child well-being

Lisa Woods, our Child Rich Communities (CRC) Lead, talks about the CRC Project... more

Jim Dier’s latest reflections

In celebration of our 10 year anniversary, we wanted to talk to experts who've... more

Our July newsletter

For all the latest news and information from the team, including a blog from... more

To Embrace Community We Must Embrace Complexity

Our National Coordinator, David Hanna, met recently with the team at... more

Our June newsletter

Here's Inspiring Communities' June 2018 newsletter, just in case you missed it!... more

Weaving our Strengths forum report

We thought you'd be interested in our report from the Weaving our Strengths... more

The Pūkeko Centre: A shared vision in East Christchurch

The Parklands community in East Christchurch was badly affected by the 2011... more

Jim Diers available to come to Aotearoa

Jim Diers is available to come back to Aotearoa New Zealand from 11th – 18th... more

From Complexity to Collaboration: a new paper

  Donna Provoost, Chair of the Inspiring Communities Board Using a... more

Our May newsletter

Have you read our May newsletter yet? For all the latest news, workshops and... more

Our new CLD Capability Framework

Inspiring Communities' team member Margy-Jean Malcolm led the development of... more

Our April newsletter

Titiro whakamuri Kokiri whakamua Look back and reflect So you can move... more

The Capability Framework

Whatever our community-led development focus or role is, it’s HOW we work... more

Our March newsletter

In our March newsletter, you can find out where your nearest CLD skills... more

Inspiring Communities’ February Newsletter

February's newsletter is bursting with good stuff! We have details of all our... more

2017 Snapshot

2017 was a busy year. We are noticing a marked increase in people across all... more

Network Survey 2017 Results

CLD Trends and Next Steps for IC – What you’ve told... more

Our Advice to Incoming Ministers

Take a Community-led Approach to Achieve Government Objectives one... more

October Newsletter

Read stories from Ōpōtiki and Kaikōura - some how to cld tips, Bright Spots... more

Our August Update

There's a heads up about our Bright Spots webinar,  CLD workshops, an... more

Our CLD Election Manifesto

Inspiring Communities  has developed an election Manifesto that outlines... more

Our Theory of Change

CC-A-NC-ND Inspiring Communities has developed a new Theory of Change... more

My Inspiring Community – Halo Whakatane

HALO was born from a shared vision that the community can expand on the success... more

My Inspiring Community- South Alive

South Alive is a South Invercargill urban rejuvenation group, that is led by... more

March 2017 Newsletter – locally-led solutions

Locally-led solutions is certainly a common theme presently, as agencies and... more

My Inspiring Community – Randwick Park

  They began asking locals what would improve their place ... a few... more

2016 snapshot

We've produced an illustrated reflection of 2016. Small and beautifully... more

November 2016 Newsletter – Being Prepared

It's been a busy few months. Planning is now well underway for Activate - a... more

August 2016 Newsletter – Starting Local

We’ve had a spruce-up!  We hope this makes it easier for you to navigate all... more

Child Rich Communities

The overarching goal of the Child Rich Communities project is to grow a... more

June Newsletter – Momentum

Because community-led development is about changing whole systems the work is... more

February Newsletter – Building Connections

Community-led development is all about relationships so building connections is... more

October Newsletter – Leadership

Effective leadership is pivotal to successful community-led development (CLD)... more

Auckland Newsletter – October 2015

The people who have written articles in this newsletter are all doers, that is... more

Auckland Inspiring Community News – May 2015

This month we feature stories on people who have stepped up and put themselves... more

Inspring Communities Newsletter #46 – March 2015

In this issue, we share three diverse examples of creatively engaging... more

Inspiring Communities Newsletter #44 – December 2014

To cap off a busy year, our December newsletter tells how two West Coast... more

Inspiring Communities Newsletter #43 – November 2014

News items including; The Z Nail Gang; Neighbourly; Finding hidden treasures in... more

Inspiring Communities Newsletter #42 October 2014

The role of local communities in co-creating positive wellbeing is a powerful... more