Good Cents Community Pantry: Growing skills, social connections and food. Story
Initiative: Good Cents Porirua. Theme: Creating and sustaining momentum Download PDF Good Cents emerged out of conversations between women food bank clients in financial difficulty who shared their stories and found… Read more
Good Cents Core Group: Lived diversity Story
Initiative: Good Cents Porirua. Theme: Creating and sustaining momentum Download PDF There is no disputing that bringing a diverse and committed core group together to help guide Good Cents towards… Read more
Looking for leadership in unexpected places: Good Cents course Story
Download PDF The Good Cents course is about more than budgeting. It has been developed by two staff from Wesley Community Actions Cannons C reek office in Porirua and is… Read more
Neighbourhood development – no one size fits all Story
During 2010-2011 with a sound foundation, community mandate and an experienced and respected worker in place, the Massey Ranui neighbourhood-led approach unfolded in a multitude of ways – many unexpected…. Read more
Building Neighbourhood Connections in Arch Hill Story
How the Arch Hill newsletter changed the community.
Rakiura Community Expo Story
At a September 2011 ‘Snack and Yak’ gathering of community groups in Stewart Island, Rakiura, the idea of holding a community expo was proposed as a way for local groups… Read more
Victory Village Forum, Nelson Story
A community that used to be characterised by high levels of crime, high numbers of families moving away, low school achievement and low access to health care has transformed itself within a decade.
Massey and how local government helped ‘make it matter’ Story
Local Councils are often part of community-led development initiatives but it is still uncommon to find a Council that has committed to a ten year period of support for a… Read more