Embracing Change – Inspiring Communities’ Strategic Refresh Story

As we mark our 15-year milestone, we find ourselves at a pivotal moment of reflection and renewal. Hear from Inspiring Communities’ Chair, Donna Provoost about the ways we are embracing change to better serve the communities we are privileged to work alongside.

It Takes Two to Tango Story

Megan Courtney shares some insights she gained while working on “Powering Up Communities to Deliver Local Wellbeing” for the Western Bay of Plenty District Council. Her reflections highlight the role of authentic relationships, the significance of local stories and the importance of working and partnering together.

Te Puna Oranga o Ōtaki – A Wellspring of Abundance Story

Te Puna Oranga o Ōtaki is a locally-led initiative doing amazing things to enable wellbeing in their part of Aotearoa. Their insights were brought together with our own to provide new framing and advice for how councils (and others!) can more effectively support and partner with key local ‘anchor’ organisations in their communities.

The Community-led Development Trust – Our Projects, Our Way Story

The Community-led Development Trust is a locally-led initiative doing amazing things to enable wellbeing in their part of Aotearoa. Their insights were brought together with our own to provide new framing and advice for how councils (and others!) can more effectively support and partner with key local ‘anchor’ organisations in their communities.

Paekākāriki Housing Trust – Homegrown Housing Solutions Story

Paekākāriki Housing Trust is a locally-led initiative doing amazing things to enable wellbeing in their part of Aotearoa. Their insights were brought together with our own to provide new framing and advice for how councils (and others!) can more effectively support and partner with key local ‘anchor’ organisations in their communities.

McLaren Park Henderson South Community Trust – So Much More Than A Hub Story

McLaren Park Henderson South Community Trust is a locally-led initiative doing amazing things to enable wellbeing in their part of Aotearoa. Their insights were brought together with our own to provide new framing and advice for how councils (and others!) can more effectively support and partner with key local ‘anchor’ organisations in their communities.

Focus Paihia – Championing Community-driven Action Story

Focus Paihia is a locally-led initiative doing amazing things to enable wellbeing in their part of Aotearoa. Their insights were brought together with our own to provide new framing and advice for how councils (and others!) can more effectively support and partner with key local ‘anchor’ organisations in their communities.

Environment Network Manawatū – Collective Impact, Together Story

Environment Network Manawatū is a locally-led initiative doing amazing things to enable wellbeing in their part of Aotearoa. Their insights were brought together with our own to provide new framing and advice for how councils (and others!) can more effectively support and partner with key local ‘anchor’ organisations in their communities.