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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.

Download CLD framing and Ngā Mātāpono/CLD Principles

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.

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Resources

Leading in Community Change workshop, Nelson, 2018

Our 2019 CLD skills workshops

Here are the details of the CLD skills workshops we have planned for 2019.... more

Workshop: Making Sense of Community-Led Change

Christchurch, August 2019 Community-led change is exciting, messy and... more

Workshop: Connections + Collaboration

Connections + Collaborations Workshop - Hawke's Bay, July 2019 A community... more

Reflections and Learning from Great Start Taita: A Final Kitchen Table Conversation

Learning from what doesn’t work matters too.  This case study... more
Connections and Collaboration workshop, Gore 2019

Workshop: Connections + Collaboration

Connections + Collaborations Workshop - Whakatāne, June 2019 A... more

CLD and Communities of Identity

A Network Hui, Tāmaki Makaurau A half day CLD sharing, learning and... more
Riccarton West community

Riccarton West: A positive Christchurch community story

Here's a story of a Christchurch community that managed to transform itself... more
Connections and Collaboration workshop, Gore 2019

Our first workshop for 2019: Connections and Collaboration in Gore

Our first workshop of the year is done and dusted. Who came, what was learned... more
Paul Schmitz

Paul Schmitz is coming to New Zealand!

Inspiring Communities is proud to be bringing Paul Schmitz to New Zealand in... more

Connecting communities one repair at a time

Nowadays the need for a circular economy is a statement that’s hot on... more