Working with communities
This section provides information on how to make things happen in your community.
An overview of the communities and the voluntary sector and how they contribute to New Zealand.
This section provides data, strategy documents, plans and other information sources about your local government area. Access to data makes it easier to coordinate activities, plan how to deliver social services and write submissions.
New Zealand social sector services have a long history of partnering. The information collected here is designed to help people working in social services think about the different options for partnering.
Read success stories about our work with communities and organisations. Features Better Futures Hauraki, Levin Early Years initiative, Nelson Newcomers Network and Wanganui Family Violence Intervention Network.
Links to sources of research and social policy about families, whānau, children and communities. Listed are New Zealand databases, journals, research centres and associations, plus some key overseas institutions.