Have a question about CLD? Want some help talking through a tricky issue? Keen to know about great tools or resources that could support you and your mahi?

Get support as and how you need it for your CLD work – for FREE!

What to expect.

You’ll have an hour-long, online kōrero with one of our experienced CLD practitioners. Together you can explore your unique situation, identify potential strengths and assets within your community, and apply CLD tools and thinking to support your mahi.

How does it work?

These 1-hour, 1:1 sessions are held on Zoom. Book directly with the facilitator you choose using the menus below.

What costs are involved?

Our CLD Clinics are currently FREE. What’s the catch? There isn’t one, we promise!

Click on the facilitators below to see what they have to offer

Kindra Douglas

Kindra is driven by seeing movement in individuals, groups and communities to generate change.

With a background in working for affordable housing, trained as both a teacher and a counsellor, founding chair of Nelson Tasman Housing Trust in 2004, and founding Director of the Victory Community Centre in 2007, she is a person who’s not afraid to look through a different lens to bring people together.

Kindra offers her Pathways to Power personal development course to women in Nelson, is an active Trustee on Community Action Nelson where they advance perception changes in different ways to be housed, and how more affordable housing can be created. With a full and rich professional career in collaborating and connecting people, Kindra is always looking for ways to connect communities and help them find ways to look after their people.

Anna Parker

Supporting the growth of strong and resilient communities is at the heart of Anna’s mahi. Anna has diverse experience of grassroots community development, from working on peace building efforts with indigenous women leaders in Bougainville (PNG) to activating the community-led vision for the Valley Project in North Dunedin.

Anna is a reflective practitioner and a systems thinker committed to social justice, and is passionate about youth development. She thrives when working cross-culturally and enjoys supporting communities to navigate their journey with Te Tiriti o Waitangi. As the director of Mātāwai Consultancy, Anna supports a number of Otago based organisations to think strategically and grow their impact.

Gwyn John

Gwyn is passionate about people and social justice, and thrives to design a better future for people and the planet through her mahi.
With a background in Community Development and Social Work, Gwyn has been actively involved in the Community and Social Service Sector for nearly 30 years in a wide variety of roles, working with local government, community organisations, tertiary education, and the volunteer sector.
Gwyn has a passion for learning and finding solutions for, and opportunities in, the complexities of our world. In her pursuit of understanding, she’s not afraid to challenge injustices and structures that no longer serve the community.

Born and raised in Ahuriri, Gwyn calls Te Matau-a-Maui home, where she lives with her 17-years old son.