From small places come big things – The story of the Rakiura Museum Story

Rakiura, otherwise known as Stewart Island, is a beautiful, remote and virtually untouched part of Aotearoa. Surrounded by native bush, windswept beaches, rugged coastlines and rare wildlife, the place holds a strong attraction to both locals and visitors alike.

Fostering Community, Strengthening Te Tiriti O Waitangi. Resource

In this article David Hanna, National Director, Wesley Community Action & National Lead, Inspiring Communities addresses the strengths of community-led development (CLD) and honouring Te Tiriti. He discusses the science shaping CLD, the many world views of Te Tiriti and re-imagines crown and community leadership. This is followed by an example from Pam Armstrong from the Whananaki Community-led Development Group.

Our panel of speakers – Rangitahi – Community – Leadership Training

Our Co-Matters Community Innovation webinar series presents ‘Rangitahi. Community. Leadership’. See here for our speaker line up.

Leading Community-Led Change – Taupō Workshop

This workshop explores approaches and tools for thinking, acting and leading in complex situations, where leadership is possible for anyone committed to continuous learning on the job.

Re-learning Leadership Resource

EHARA TAKU TOA I TE TOA TAKITAHI. ENGARI, HE TOA TAKATINI –

SUCCESS COMES FROM THE STRENGTH OF THE COLLECTIVE, NOT OF THE LONE INDIVIDUAL

Evolving Collaborative Governance – by Megan Courtney Resource

Earlier this year, Powerdigm, Inspiring Communities’ consultancy arm, supported a developmental review of the Predator Free 2050 national collaborative process. Listening and learning from the experiences of 50 people from over 30 organisations was illuminating, with collaborative governance one of the key topics of conversation.

A Movement in Action – by Megan Courtney Resource

I’ve been working nationally in the community-led change space for nearly 15 years now. Not that there was a name for it back then! In the early days of Inspiring Communities, that meant a small group of people from different parts of Aotearoa talking about the powerful potential we were seeing in participatory, collaborative place-based ways of working and what we might do to grow more of it.