There are many inspiring community initiatives throughout Aotearoa that are making an impact and which have caught our attention.

Part of our role is to shine a spotlight on what works and how to improve what doesn’t – so here’s some stories from a community as well as community stories. There’s a diverse range, covering regions, ideas and effective practice. Feel free to search by topic to find the best stories for you.

Building Neighbourhood Connections in Arch Hill.

Arch Hill is a small central Auckland suburb sandwiched between Great North... more

Rakiura Community Expo

At a September 2011 ‘Snack and Yak’ gathering of community groups in... more

Victory Village Forum, Nelson

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

Massey and how local government helped ‘make it matter’

Local Councils are often part of community-led development initiatives but it... more