Helping New Zealand build strong communities


Community success stories

We provide Community Advisory Services from 16 regional offices throughout New Zealand.  Our advisors are able to assist communities in various ways.  These may include:

  • advice about how to plan for your organisation's development or project or community event
  • advice about how to set up a community organisation
  • advice about developing volunteer support policies and practices
  • advice about effective governance, operational and/or service delivery practices
  • advice about fundraising or applying for funds, and advice about managing funds
  • information on sources of government and non-government funding
  • bringing other funders and central/local government agencies together to support community initiatives.

Read more about some of the ways we have helped communities, hapū and iwi: