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Working Together

Relationships are the building blocks to successful community-led development. Critical foundations for working together successfully included respect and trust, a documented common focus, a sense of cohesion, proactive engagement strategies and effective processes for talking, working and learning together.

This section has many useful resources to help you work effectively with others.


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

The Capability Framework

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

Working with Tāngata Whenua

Relationship building between tāngata whenua and tāngata Tiriti (all others... more

Eco Cycle of Collaboration

Our communities are constantly changing.  People, policies, programmes,... more

Putting pen to paper

The Putting Pen to Paper series was produced by The Department of Internal... more

Neighbourhood-led Development

This short film produced by Auckland Council and Rooftops Media highlights the... more

Victory Village Forum, Nelson

NZ’s inaugural conference about Family centred, Community-led development A... more