In Waitara locals banded together over the barbie to support victims of burglary and those living in areas plagued by street racers.
Learning from others working in community led development across Aotearoa New Zealand, in Waitara neighbourhood barbeques provide a way of building connections at ‘the ground floor’ between communities and the Waitara Community Development Project (WCDP), the Community Constable and Neighbourhood Support.

Having the capacity and skills to create space for locals to bring their thoughts, ideas and aspirations to the decision making table can lead to all sorts of unexpected changes.

Read From Neighbourhood Barbeques to Street Redesign

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