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.
Future Leaders – Inspiring Stories Training
The Future Leaders Programme is run by Inspiring Stories – a charitable trust operating nationwide with the vision to see every young New Zealander unleash their potential to change the… Read more
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.
August – September 2021 Newsletter
Our August – September Newsletter is ready to read! Catch up on all the incredible mahi and stories that have been taking place around the motu in the last couple… Read more
June – July 2021 Newsletter
Our June – July 2021 Newsletter is ready and waiting for you! Here is what we have been immersing ourselves in over the past couple of months and what you… Read more
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.