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Ngā Mātāpono/CLD Principles

mangakino mapThe essence of Community-led Development (CLD) is working together in a place to create and achieve locally-owned visions and goals.  Rather than being a model or service, CLD is a planning and development approach.

 

 

There are five core Ngā Mātāpono/CLD Principles

1. Grow from shared local visions

2. Build from strengths

3. Work with diverse people and sectors

4. Grow collaborative local leadership

5. Learn by doing

Implementing all CLD principles at once is sometimes simply not possible – especially in the establishment phases. What matters is starting from where you, your organisation or community are at and then applying a CLD framework to guide how things develop from there.

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Ngā Mātāpono/CLD Principles One Page – feel free to use and share

We have other file versions of our Ngā Mātāpono/CLD Principles please contact us if you would like these.

To find out what you can share and adapt from this website, see IC’s Creative Commons Policy.

 

Resources

10 year anniversary blog series: part one

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Tamariki at Mataura Primary

Mataura: a community transformed

Ten years ago, the small Southland town of Mataura wasn’t seen as a very... more

Communities and Policy workshop

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Auckland Symposium 2018

Join us to engage with 13 people from different places and perspectives... more

Our revised CLD principles

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Our August newsletter

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The Colville Project: building a healthier rural community

Picturesque Colville sits near the top of the Coromandel Peninsula. Located... more
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 Diers’ 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