Community-led action plays a critical role in enabling wellbeing and helping make Aotearoa the best place in the world for children and young people, alongside appropriate support services.

Working in authentic, participatory and innovative ways many locally-led initiatives are weave these multiple strands so their village is better able to nurture and support their own.

Decades of international research and indigenous wisdom tells us that positive outcomes for children, families, whānau and communities are interconnected.

This webinar leant back to the old adage that “it takes a village to raise a child” and explores examples of how communities are building connectedness, mobilising resources to support local children, growing local leadership and stronger parenting support systems and enabling ‘child rich’ communities along the way.