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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.

Resources

10 year anniversary blog series: part one

Inspiring Communities is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year. So... more
Facebook promotion for the project

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

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