Ethnicity and Diversity

Measuring the Impact of Northcote’s Urban Regeneration on Community Wellbeing

By: Hearts & Minds NZ Incorporated
Published: 2021-08-31

This community-led, co-designed research project explores the impact of Northcote’s Urban Regeneration on community wellbeing. The research undertaken involved meaningful engagement with a diverse cross-section of the Northcote population and…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing
Te Ao Māori

Mana Whānau Final Evaluation

By: Alex Woodley
Published: 2020-12-01

The purpose of the report is to evaluate the first two years of the Mana Whānau programme, to identify the approach, key components and delivery mechanisms, determine how well it…

Community Development Families, Whānau and Parenting Tamariki
Health

Project Matarau: Many faces, a common vision. 2018-2019. A Community Led Development Project from Potaka to Tokomaru Bay.”

By: Te Aroha Kanarahi Trust
Published: 2020-11-21

This community led development research supported locally based whanau and hapu to interact within their communities, to have dialogue and to draw out the richness of that dialogue, to share…

Action Research Community Development Kaupapa Māori approaches
Non-profit Sector

ComVoices 2020 State of the Sector Survey – Summary

By: ComVoices
Published: 2020-11-20

While still fragile, the community and voluntary sector is generally more stable and viable than it was two years ago. The survey of 129 community and voluntary organisations shows that…

Community Development Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

ComVoices 2020 State of the Sector Survey

By: ComVoices
Published: 2020-11-20

This 2020 State of the Sector Survey is the fourth biennial snapshot of the community and voluntary sector undertaken by ComVoices. Its findings reinforce those of previous surveys and other…

Community Development Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Health

Time to Shine COVID-19 Impact Community Survey Report

By: Centre for Social Impact, Hui E! Community Aotearoa, Philanthropy New Zealand, Volunteering New Zealand
Published: 2020-08-01

A survey of Aotearoa New Zealand’s community sector on the impacts of COVID‐19: This report details the findings of a national COVID‐19 impact survey carried out across the Tangata Whenua,…

Community Development COVID-19 Māori
Non-profit Sector

Agenda for Change

By: Social Service Providers Aotearoa
Published: 2020-07-31

SSPA has been working with some sector leaders on what a reset of the social services system could look like. We’ve prepared an agenda for change and are now ready…

Community Development Families, Whānau and Parenting
People and Society

Shaping the Future

By: Inspiring Communities
Published: 2020-07-15

The COVID-19 pandemic is an extraordinary challenge that has required extraordinary solutions. Harvesting and documenting the extraordinary, to distill what we now know possible, lies at the heart of this…

Community Development COVID-19
Ethnicity and Diversity

Si Ma Cai Ethnic Minority Market in northern Vietnam

By: Anura Widana
Published: 2020-05-10

The Can Cau market in Si Ma Cai district, northern Vietnam is a traditional market of the Red Mhong ethnic minority. The Mhongs have been living here for several generations…

Community Development Language and Culture
People and Society

Te Ahi – Youth Wellbeing

By: Wellington Boys and Girls Institute
Published: 2020-03-31

BGI facilitated a diverse group of about 20 young people (who named themselves Te Ahi o Ngā Rangatahi (The Fire of Youth)) to identify issues facing young people and develop…

Children & Youth Community Development Health & Wellbeing
Non-profit Sector

KidsCan GoodMeasure Report – Impact Lab

By: Impact Lab Ltd
Published: 2020-01-06

The GoodMeasure Report for KidsCan was created with KidsCan to inform it’s social enterprise decision-making for the benefit of the children it serves. The product was created for KidsCan using…

Children & Youth Community Development Education & Training
Ethnicity and Diversity

Engaged communities

By: Amanda Reid
Published: 2019-12-09

Informed and engaged communities are central to a healthy democratic society, and local government has a critical role to play. Engaged communities have high levels of community knowledge, cultural vibrancy,…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Language and Culture
People and Society

The Real Life of Us Western Bay of Plenty Social Report

By: SociaLink
Published: 2019-11-19

The Western Bay of Plenty covers the region from Waihi Beach in the north to Paengaroa to the east and Pyes Pa to the south, and includes Tauranga and Mount…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Health & Wellbeing
Advocacy

The People’s Report on the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals – An alternate report for Aotearoa New Zealand (2019)

By: Dr Gill Greer and Moko Morris.
Published: 2019-11-01

The purpose of the People’s Report is to provide a range of views about Aotearoa New Zealand’s progress on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These come…

Community Development Human Rights & Civil Liberties Research & Evaluation
Health

The Roles of Health and Health Care Services in Social and Cultural Integration of Ethnic Minority African Migrants: The Case of the Luo Community of Wellington

By: Samuel Judah Seomeng
Published: 2019-11-01

This research provides anthropological analysis into the intersection between migrants’ health, healthcare services, and the concept of migrant integration, focusing on the Luo community of Wellington as an ethnic minority…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Environment

Recycling of Beverage Containers in New Zealand: Critical Analysis of Existing Status and Proposed Best Practices

By: Omisakin Olufemi and Jyoti, R.
Published: 2019-09-27

Environment conservation is one of the primary concerns of most countries in the modern world because of the continuous increase in environmental degradation and the resulting pollution. Environmental pollution has…

Community Development Environment
Housing

My house, our house, their house: A case study of house sharing for the over 65s

By: Robyn Barry
Published: 2019-09-16

Societies are looking towards innovative ways of accommodating the increasing number of people reaching 65 and without the provision of home ownership. This research follows five years of the development…

Community Development Homelessness Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Social procurement: an opportunity to build sustainable communities

By: Diane Menzies
Published: 2019-08-31

Social procurement is a powerful tool for addressing targeted aspects of social disparity while also purchasing required products, services or supplies. Infrastructure development, for instance, can also deliver training within…

Community Development Homelessness Social Services
Environment

Community-led initiatives for climate adaptation and mitigation

By: Katy Simon, Gradon Diprose, & Amanda Thomas
Published: 2019-08-18

Planning for climate change is complex. There is some uncertainty about how quickly the climate will change and what the anticipated localised effects will be. There are also governance questions,…

Climate Change Community Development
Work

Reflection of Learning

By: Anna Buckingham
Published: 2019-07-31

Reflecting on community work and anti oppressive practices.

Community Development Employment & Labour Governance & Kaitiakitanga
People and Society

Delivering Urban Wellbeing through Transformative Community Enterprise

By: Kelly Dombroski, Gradon Diprose, David Conradson, Stephen Healy and Alison Watkins
Published: 2019-07-30

This report summarises the research and explains how we developed and used a ‘Community Economy Return on Investment’ tool to document and measure the transformative social and environmental outcomes of…

Action Research Community Development Health & Wellbeing
Te Ao Māori

HEARTS AND MINDS OF KATIKATI – NGĀ NGĀKAU ME NGĀ HINENGARO O KATIKATI

By: Tessa Mackenzie on behalf of Katikati Taiao
Published: 2019-05-31

The Hearts and Minds of Katikati research project was conceived by the Katikati Taiao and supported with funding from the Lotteries commission. The Hearts and Minds research aims to provide…

Action Research Community Development Language and Culture
Environment

Local Authorities and Community Engagement on Climate Change Adaptation

By: Jule Barth, Sophie Bond, & Nicolle Vincent
Published: 2019-05-31

This report explores how regional and territorial authorities in Aotearoa New Zealand currently understand their role in climate adaptation, to what extent they are currently fulfilling that role, and how…

Climate Change Community Development
Evaluation

Hearts and Minds of Katikati – Ngā Ngākau me ngā Hinengaro o Katikati

By: Tessa Mackenzie (Lead Researcher) Jodie Robertson (Māori Researcher) David Aupapa (Facilitator) plus P O'Neil & theme leads from community
Published: 2019-05-30

The purpose of Katikati Taiao Hearts and Minds Research was to investigate the potential and possibilities for a reinvigorated community sense of identity and belonging. The research focused on whether…

Action Research Community Development
Environment

“Sustainable transportation strategies for meeting the Paris Climate Agreement – a case study of Wellington, New Zealand”

By: Rehan Shaikh
Published: 2019-05-12

New Zealand’s road transport produces more than 40% of total CO2 emissions. To meet the Paris Climate Agreement will require a transport system based on zero-carbon energy resources. Many transport…

Community Development Environment
Evaluation

Randwick Park’s Neighbourhood-led DNA: A Community-Led Study

By: Dr G Stewart
Published: 2019-05-01

This research is a community-managed discovery of the ingredients underlying the neighbourhood-led approach of Randwick Park’s community leadership. It explains the basis of this shared kaupapa and explores some of…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

A Centre for Restorative Research and Engagement

By: Nitish Verma
Published: 2019-03-05

This report presents insights from our research and our interviews with people who have significant experience of restorative practice in the New Zealand context. We have utilised this knowledge to…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Economics

Understanding the Landscape of Auckland & Northland: An Evidence Review

By: Foundation North
Published: 2018-12-10

This report summarises the key findings of an evidence review completed by the Centre for Social Impact to inform the implementation of Foundation North’s 2018 Strategic Plan. These key findings…

Community Development Philanthropy Research & Evaluation
Economics

Effective philanthropic support for diverse communities

By: Foundation North
Published: 2018-12-10

Foundation North’s new strategy has identified strengthening social cohesion within and between our diverse communities, particularly for refugee- and migrant-background communities, as one of its priorities. This research report was…

Community Development Philanthropy
Environment

New Lynn Bike Hub Impact Evaluation

By: Lissy Fehnker
Published: 2018-11-30

This report is an impact evaluation of the EcoMatters’ New Lynn bike hub. The report aims to better understand the extent of progress made in the one year of operation…

Community Development Environment
People and Society

Reflections on Community Change – TWO COUNTRIES, TWO PERSPECTIVES, ONE VISION FOR MOVING FORWARD

By: Megan Courtney, Inspiring Communities and Liz Weaver and Sylvia Cheuy Tamarack Insitute
Published: 2018-09-30

Inspiring Communities and the Tamarack Institute have co-written a new paper in which we reflect on changes in community-led change over the past decade from both Canadian and New Zealand…

Community Development Language and Culture
People and Society

Waimate Matters

By: Dr Bronwyn Boon
Published: 2018-05-31

The primary objective of this research was to identify how people felt about living in the wider Waimate District, and the barriers to particpation for residents. This research will in…

Community Development Families, Whānau and Parenting Social Services
Ethnicity and Diversity

New Migrant Parenting Report

By: Tamati Ihaka, Elizabeth Cameron, Haiying Dong, Point Research
Published: 2018-05-22

This research aims to better understand the parenting practices of new migrants in Auckland’s North Shore communities. Its primary use is to assist Whānau Marama Parenting, a parenting programme provider…

Community Development Families, Whānau and Parenting Research & Evaluation
People and Society

For the Greater Good – Overview of Findings from the Mapping the Social Sector Project

By: SociaLink Tauranga Moana
Published: 2018-05-14

Mapping the Social Sector in the Western Bay of Plenty project emerged from a need expressed by the sector to better understand itself, provide data for future planning, and to…

Community Development Social Services
Arts and Culture

Co-operation among Cook Islanders living in New Zealand: Research into the impact of the Cook Islands Development Agency of New Zealand’s oneCO-OPERATIVE Model

By: Cook Islands Development Agency New Zealand
Published: 2018-03-31

This report is the result of a research project funded by the Lottery Grants Board through the Lottery Community Sector Research Committee, into the impact of the oneCO-OPERATIVE initiative of…

Community Development Pasifika Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

MEETING THE NEEDS AND CHALLENGES OF MIGRANTS AND FORMER REFUGEES IN THE NELSON AND TASMAN REGIONS

By: The Centre for Applied Cross-cultural Research Victoria University of Wellington Colleen Ward with Jason Lescelius Amanda Jack Reneeta M. Naidu and Elizabeth Weinberg
Published: 2018-03-14

In pursuing their purpose of supporting migrants, former refugees, and people from minority ethnicities with their settlement processes, the Nelson Multicultural Council contracted the Centre for Applied Cross-cultural Research at…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Perceptions of Community Safety in West Auckland

By: Moore, C. W., Bridgman G., Moore C. E. and M. Grey
Published: 2017-05-31

Community Safety is relevant at both individual and community levels. This research report is about perceptions of safety which is different from an objective measure of changing crime rates, or…

Community Development Crime & Safety Government – Central & Local
People and Society

Population Change and Its Implications: Southland

By: Trudie Cain, Robin Peace, Paul Spoonley, Paula Pereda, Pippa Vague and Chris Howard Massey University
Published: 2017-02-15

This report has presented the results of three research projects carried out in the wider Southland region: interviews with household members about population change; a survey of employers in the…

Community Development Economics & Finances Environment
Technology

Smart street (wireless Parking)

By: Abdulrahman Ahmad Khadim Ismail
Published: 2016-12-05

Electric cars are the future of transportation without pollutions. Electric cars industry start to grow fast, but this cars facing some problems like, low speed and the car take long…

Community Development Economics & Finances
Non-profit Sector

2016 State of the Sector Survey – Snapshot

By: ComVoices
Published: 2016-12-01

The second Snapshot Survey conducted by ComVoices shows that the stresses on our community organisations are increasing. A survey of over 280 community organisations shows that they are experiencing greater…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

2016 State of the Sector Survey – Snapshot Summary

By: ComVoices
Published: 2016-12-01

The survey, of over 280 community organisations, shows that stresses on our community organisations are increasing. They are experiencing greater demand for services and are dealing with greater complexity, but…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

Challenges Faced – Implications for Policy: The Everyday Lives of Eastern European Women in New Zealand

By: ADRIENNA EMBER
Published: 2016-11-22

This study explored the everyday lives, aspirations, and coping strategies of seven Eastern European immigrant women in New Zealand who came from Bulgaria, the former Eastern Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania,…

Community Development Migrants and Former Refugees Women/Wāhine
Sport and Recreation

Football in Aotearoa: Responding to Diversity, Becoming More Inclusive

By: Paul Spoonley
Published: 2016-10-01

The growing diversity of New Zealand brings into sharp focus the need to address diversity as a way of increasing participation and inclusivity in football. This report discusses key considerations…

Community Development
Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Ngā Rerenga o Te Tiriti: Community organisations engaging with the Treaty of Waitangi

By: Jen Margaret
Published: 2016-08-29

Ngā Rerenga o Te Tiriti responds to the aspiration of groups and organisations within the community sector to be more engaged with the Treaty of Waitangi. It brings together many…

Community Development Te Tiriti O Waitangi
Economics

Lessons from Community Driven Development in Myanmar : Analysis of Preliminary Results

By: Anura Widana and Praful Soni
Published: 2016-08-20

This paper presents the lessons from phase I of the community driven development (CDD) project being implemented in Myanmar. The CDD approach has a special relevance and application in the…

Action Research Community Development Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising
Non-profit Sector

Non-profit institutions satellite account: 2013

By: Statistics NZ
Published: 2016-06-01

About the non-profit institution satellite account Many hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders participate in non-profit institutions (NPIs) or receive services provided by them – often at no cost to…

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

The contribution of non-profit institutions in New Zealand (Infographic)

By: Statistics NZ
Published: 2016-06-01

Infographic detailing the contribution of non-profit institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Te Ao Māori

Making Relationships Count: Measuring Trust In Relationships Between A Catholic Development Agency And Māori Communities – Research Article

By: Gretchen Leuthart
Published: 2016-05-17

Relationships are central to effective outcomes in the international development sector yet, there are very few frameworks or indicators to help measure the quality of trust – as the foundation…

Community Development Partnerships Religion & Spirituality
Ethnicity and Diversity

Making Relationships Count – Exploring how Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand can use monitoring and evaluation to develop trust-based relationships with tangata whenua partners

By: Gretchen Leuthart
Published: 2016-05-12

Relationships are central to effective outcomes in the international development sector yet, there are very few frameworks or indicators to help measure the quality of trust – as the foundation…

Community Development Indigenous Partnerships
Economics

Financial Sustainability of Ethiopian Resident Charity Organizations: Challenges and Opportunities

By: Sisay Seyoum
Published: 2016-03-08

This study examines the financial sustainability challenges and opportunities faced by local NGOs, particularly of those registered as Ethiopian Resident Charities by the law. These NGOs constitute nearly 70% of…

Community Development Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising
Ethnicity and Diversity

Population Change and Its Implications: Auckland

By: Trudie Cain, Robin Peace, Paul Spoonley, Paula Pereda, Pippa Vague and Chris Howard Massey University
Published: 2016-02-15

The Nga Tangata Oho Mairangi (NTOM) research programme is funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). The programme of research is broad and involves both Massey and…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Research & Evaluation
Leadership

Non-profit institutions satellite account: March 2013 (List of Tables 1-1 to 1-21)

By: Statistics NZ
Published: 2016-01-01

Non-profit institutions satellite account: March 2013 (List of Tables 1-1 to 1-21)

Community Development Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector
Leadership

Anticipating subnational depopulation: Policy responses and strategic interventions to regional decline

By: Rachael McMillan
Published: 2016-01-01

Population growth has already ended in a number of countries around the world. Significant demographic trends are transforming the global population, with record low fertility across the globe, increasing longevity…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Research & Evaluation
Health

Could a Collective Impact Framework help improve the mental health and wellbeing outcomes for young people in West Auckland?

By: Toi Ora Live Art Trust
Published: 2015-12-15

Toi Ora is an NGO that aims to inspire positive mental health and wellbeing through the use of the arts and creative process. It is through this lens that the…

Children & Youth Community Development Mental Health
Non-profit Sector

Can community development practice survive neoliberalism in Aotearoa New Zealand?

By: Aimers, J & Walker, P.
Published: 2015-11-17

This article discusses the development and contested nature of community development practice and the effects of neoliberalism on community development in Aotearoa New Zealand. We describe how community development has…

Community Development Governance & Kaitiakitanga
Economics

EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF RURAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT TRAINING FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN BULILIMA DISTRICT IN PLUMTREE

By: Imac Mduduzi Dube
Published: 2015-10-07

This research is to evaluate the impact of rural skills development trainings for poverty alleviation in Bulilima district in Plumtre, Zimbabwe. The reason for this research was to find out…

Community Development Education & Training Employment & Labour
People and Society

Holding Hope Together

By: COSS
Published: 2015-10-01

Holding hope together celebrating the contribution of the non profit sector in rebuilding Christchurch communities post quakes. Pacific Trust Canterbury Christchurch Migrant Centre New Brighton Community Gardens Friends of Linwood…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster
Non-profit Sector

The Impact of Stars on Peer Mentors

By: Julie Moore
Published: 2015-08-17

A cohort of senior students attending five New Zealand secondary schools operating a peer mentoring programme were followed for 24 months. The aims of this project were to evaluate their…

Children & Youth Community Development Mentoring
Health

Is the Canterbury Partnership Community Health Worker project fulfilling its original intention?

By: Carol Penfold
Published: 2015-07-16

Abstract The original intention for the Partnership Community Worker (PCW) project in 2006 was for it to be an extension of the Pegasus Health General Practice and furthermore to be…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing
Health

Place-Based and Community-Led: Specific Disaster Preparedness and Generalisable Community Resilience

By: Daryl Taylor and Helen Goodman
Published: 2015-02-20

The action research process that informed the report was initially made possible through CatholicCare Bushfire Community Recovery Service, with the support and involvement of service Manager, Janet Cribbes. The study…

Action Research Community Development Emergency & Disaster
People and Society

A Report to BayTrust. A focus on opportunities to make a positive impact in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life and youth engagement

By: The Centre for Social Impact
Published: 2015-02-01

BayTrust’s mission is to “effectively build, strengthen and enhance present and future Bay of Plenty Communities.” To support this, BayTrust approached the Centre for Social Impact to provide research and…

Children & Youth Community Development Families, Whānau and Parenting
Health

Not Just High-Vis and Hard Hats

By: Sharon Torstonson
Published: 2015-01-10

Drawing on Canterbury and Victoria experience, his report discusses and gives examples of the role of the non-profit sector in disaster risk reduction, readiness, response and recovery. While many see…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Non-profit Sector
Ethnicity and Diversity

ANZTSR 2014 Crisis Communication Capacity for Disaster Resilience: Community Participation of Information Providing and Verifying in Indonesian Volcanic Eruption

By: Dwie Irmawaty Gultom & Zita Joyce
Published: 2014-11-18

This case study of Jalin Merapi in the 2010 Merapi volcanic eruption captures how local communities can empower themselves through participation in providing, sharing and verifying information within their social…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Media & Communications
People and Society

Wellington Region Collective Impact Feasibility Study Nov 2014

By: Michelle Wanwimolruk
Published: 2014-11-17

‘Collective Impact’ has been sweeping the non-profit world by storm, beginning in North America and gaining popularity in Australia and New Zealand. Collective Impact sees that no single organisation can…

Community Development Families, Whānau and Parenting Leadership
Economics

ANZTSR 2014 Mapping the Diverse Community Economy Sector in Christchurch

By: Dr Kelly Dombroski
Published: 2014-11-11

Post-quake Christchurch has seen a flourishing of alternative economic activities that work to directly support the wellbeing of residents, often through the volunteer and community sector. This project seeks to…

Community Development Economics & Finances Emergency & Disaster
Leadership

ANZTSR 2014 Resilient Leadership Amidst Complexity

By: Margy-Jean Malcolm
Published: 2014-11-07

This paper draws on recent research which was grounded in theory-building with civil society practitioners in two Aotearoa NZ leadership learning contexts (Malcolm, 2014) to draw out their tacit wisdom…

Action Research Community Development Leadership
Leadership

Civil Society Leadership as Learning

By: Margy-Jean Malcolm
Published: 2014-10-13

The “leader” word often brings to mind strong, decisive, visionary individuals. Yet this assumption stops many from ever thinking of themselves as leaders. This PhD thesis explores an understanding of…

Community Development Education & Training Leadership
Ethnicity and Diversity

‘Yes, we can; but together’: social capital and refugee resettlement

By: S Elliott & I Yusuf
Published: 2014-09-23

Resettled refugees need a network of relationships to ensure they can live meaningful lives in New Zealand. These relationships are complex and exist between individuals and communities at local and…

Community Development Migrants and Former Refugees
Te Ao Māori

Ngā Hua a Tāne Rore The Benefits of Kapa Haka

By: Assoc Prof Leonie Pihama, Dr Jillian Tipene, & Herearoha Skipper, Te Kotahi Resaerch Institute (University of Waikato)
Published: 2014-09-01

Despite the vitality of kapa haka as an art form and its significance to our culture, its value is not well understood or documented. There have been surprisingly few studies…

Arts & Culture Community Development Māori
Ethnicity and Diversity

The New Zealand Refugee Resettlement Strategy: implications for identity, acculturation and civic participation

By: Jay Marlowe, Allen Bartley, A. Hibtit
Published: 2014-08-20

The process of resettlement as a refugee often involves adapting to, and reconciling with, a new social reality. The complexities associated with acculturation across age, gender and family dynamics are…

Community Development Law & Justice Migrants and Former Refugees
Health

Youthline, resilience and the CYRM-12

By: David Anstiss
Published: 2014-07-31

A top priority for Youthline is for young people to be supported in their resilience and ability to thrive, their knowledge of where to go to get help, and their…

Children & Youth Community Development Health & Wellbeing
People and Society

Movers and Shakers: Women’s Stories from the Christchurch Earthquakes

By: Gordon, L; Sutherland, J; DuPlessis, R and Gibson, H.
Published: 2014-05-04

This is the final report of a research study undertaken by the National Council of Women (Christchurch Branch) between 2011 and 2014 with women living in Christchurch through the earthquakes.…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Women/Wāhine
Economics

Community Economic Development: Understanding the New Zealand Context

By: Di Jennings
Published: 2014-04-10

This research explores the principles and practices relating to community economic development (CED), and social enterprise in New Zealand at this time. Success factors and challenges are identified, including an…

Community Development Economics & Finances Leadership
Arts and Culture

Creative Ecology: A New Model For Resilience in Creative Communities

By: Elise Sterback
Published: 2014-03-01

Increasing complexities brought about by global crises are calling for us to actively disrupt and challenge the conceptual frameworks currently dominating cultural policy and theory. Creative ecology offers a new…

Arts & Culture Community Development
Non-profit Sector

An Inventory of Community-led and Non-governmental Organisations and Initiatives in Post-earthquake Canterbury

By: Dr Sally Carlton and Dr Suzanne Vallance
Published: 2013-12-10

The impact of the Canterbury earthquake sequence of 2010-12 and its aftermath has been enormous. This inventory lists some of the thousands of community-led groups and initiatives across the region…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Non-profit Sector
Ethnicity and Diversity

‘Marking time’: Experiences of successful asylum seekers in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Alia Bloom, Tim O'Donovan, & Martine Udahemuka
Published: 2013-12-03

This research explores the extent to which successful asylum seekers are able to participate in Aotearoa New Zealand life by documenting the experiences of 18 people who have been recognised…

Community Development Migrants and Former Refugees
Evaluation

Waimarino Youth Photovoice Project

By: Ken Taiapa, SHORE and Whariki Research, Massey University
Published: 2013-11-01

This report outlines the process and findings of research undertaken by young people living in Waimarino, with support from the Raetihi Community Trust and the SHORE and Whariki Research Centre…

Children & Youth Community Development Research & Evaluation
Health

Grassroots Community Preparedness Plans Resource

By: Raven Marie Cretney
Published: 2013-10-06

This resource is not a summary of research but has been created as a result of academic research into grassroots responses to disasters. In this resource I pull together several…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster
Work

Volunteering Canterbury’s Survey of Member Organisations 2011

By: Helen Kidd
Published: 2013-10-01

Results of a survey of member organisations to ascertain their circumstances eight months after the February 2011 earthquake.

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

A Community-led, Science-informed Conversation around the Future Use of the Avon River Residential Red Zone

By: S Vallance and P Tait
Published: 2013-09-17

Lincoln University was commissioned by the Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) to estimate the value of the benefits of a ‘recreation reserve’ or ‘river park’ in the Avon River Residential Red Zone…

Community Development Environment
Housing

Post-Disaster Mobilities: Exploring Household Relocation after the Canterbury Earthquakes

By: Simon Dickinson
Published: 2013-09-01

During 2010 and 2011, a series of major earthquakes caused widespread damage in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. The magnitude 6.3 quake in February 2011 caused 185 fatalities. In…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Homelessness
Economics

Window on Waikato Poverty (Issue 5): Imbalances and Inequalities

By: Anna Cox & Rose Black
Published: 2013-07-10

Growing inequalities are leading to imbalances in the way people are able to live well and care for each other and the environment. I this issue we report on the…

Community Development Poverty and Inequality
People and Society

Understanding and accelerating community-led development in Aotearoa New Zealand.

By: Inspiring Communities
Published: 2013-06-30

This document is the final accountability report for a Lottery Community Sector Research Fund grant for Inspiring Communities to contribute to “understanding and accelerating community-led development in Aotearoa/New Zealand”. This…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Economics

Small-holder Coffee Grower and Livelihoods in Timor-Leste : Current status, Issues and Challenges

By: Anura Widana
Published: 2013-06-30

Based on a field study in 2013, it analyses the role of coffee production in the socio-economic and livelihoods of small-holders. It presents prospects for livelihoods upliftment and some of…

Community Development Economics & Finances Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

Identifying the non-structural impacts of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence on the Hurunui District

By: Sonny Whitelaw
Published: 2013-06-12

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) is the agency leading and coordinating the recovery of greater Christchurch following the September 2010 and February 2011 earthquakes. The area over which CERA…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Health & Wellbeing
Non-profit Sector

Amplify Action Enquiry

By: McLaren Park and Henderson South Community Initiative Inc. Point Research Ltd.
Published: 2013-06-11

AMPLIFY is a 13-month action enquiry into the needs and best practice approaches for 9-13 year olds in the West Auckland suburbs of McLaren Park and Henderson South. The action…

Action Research Children & Youth Community Development
Non-profit Sector

An Investment in Evaluation – Final Report

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2013-05-31

The following report presents a summarisation of the development research and evaluation project “Evaluation for More Effective Community Development”. This project was initiated by Community Waitakere in 2012 and completed…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Health

Ongoing resilience from the ground up: A relational place based approach to grassroots community resilience

By: Raven Marie Cretney
Published: 2013-05-12

When the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand, at 12.51pm on 22nd February 2011, the psychological and physical landscape was irrevocably changed. In the days and weeks…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster
Non-profit Sector

Community Waitakere, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION RESEARCH. Retrospective impact analysis: 7 Case Studies

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2013-04-29

This is stage 2 of a 4 stage COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION RESEARCH PROJECT. We know it’s important to reflect on our past so we are able to chart a course…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Community Waitakere, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION RESEARCH.A community development assessment of strengths, aspirations, needs and opportunities of the community sector of Waitakere

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2013-04-29

this is Stage 3 of Community Waitakere’s, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION RESEARCH.A community development assessment of strengths, aspirations, needs and opportunities of the community sector of WaitakereThis final stage of the…

Community Development
Health

Steps towards better colaboration between stakeholders to promote mental health and to alleviate disablement due to mental illness.

By: Robert Miller
Published: 2013-04-23

Mental Health Care in many countries is multiply-fragmented. Amongst the players are a variety of professional groups, many different community organizations for service-users and caregivers, as well as commercial enterprises…

Community Development Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Health

Ongoing resilience from the ground up research report

By: Raven Marie Cretney
Published: 2013-04-07

This report summarises the Masters thesis of the same title (also found in this directory). I briefly discuss methodology and background to the case study of Project Lyttelton before explaining…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Research & Evaluation
Advocacy

What’s Broken is the We — some thoughts on creativity for the common good

By: vivian Hutchinson
Published: 2013-04-01

Based on his keynote speech given to the New Zealand Creativity Challenge held in New Plymouth 27-28 April 2013, this paper explores role of creativity, community and citizenship. The paper…

Advocacy Community Development Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Impact in the Voluntary Sector

By: Nataly Noguer Blue
Published: 2013-03-25

While the value added by voluntary organisations is widely accepted by government and other funders, there has been increased pressure for the voluntary sector to measure the difference they make…

Community Development Research & Evaluation Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Health

Building Community Resilience: Learning from the Canterbury Earthquakes

By: Louise Thornley, Jude Ball, Louise Signal, Keri Lawson-Te Aho, and Emma Rawson
Published: 2013-03-15

This report studied six communities affected by the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes. Our project found that connected communities with good community infrastructure (e.g. local networks, marae, organisations, and leaders)…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Health & Wellbeing
Non-profit Sector

Community Sector Model and Framework for Sustainable Funding and Accountability within Communities

By: Community Sector Taskforce
Published: 2013-03-13

In 2007, the Community Sector Taskforce applied its base position set out in ‘A New Way of Working’ to the issue of Sector funding and accountability. This paper, with the…

Action Research Community Development Non-profit Sector
Law & Justice

Time for change: A framework for community discussion on values-based and Treaty-based constitutional arrangements

By: Peace Movement Aotearoa
Published: 2012-12-30

While the thought of a discussion on constitutional matters may seem daunting and far removed from daily life, the exercise of public power has a direct impact on us all…

Community Development Law & Justice Te Tiriti O Waitangi
Ethnicity and Diversity

What is action research in the context of community research?

By: Hilary Stace
Published: 2012-12-19

A short paper about the development of action research/participatory action research and applications, particularly in the context of disability research. The role of ethics, self reflection and empowerment.

Action Research Community Development Disability Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Community Assets Analysis for Greater New Brighton

By: Renew Brighton
Published: 2012-12-07

Community Assets Analysis for Greater New Brighton This research project has been undertaken by Sarah Wylie on behalf of Renew Brighton for the community of Greater Brighton. It is an…

Community Development
Health

Community Responses to Violence-The Violence Free Community Project

By: Professor Robyn Munford, Associate Professor Jackie Sanders,Kathryn Handley, Bruce Maden
Published: 2012-11-01

This report details the development and operation of a community based violence prevention programme. The focus was upon creating community level conversations that would enlarge understandings of violence and from…

Community Development Crime & Safety Family Violence & Abuse Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

Ethics in Community-Based Participatory Research: Case Studies, Case Examples & Commentaries

By: National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement and the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University, UK
Published: 2012-11-01

This compilation of case studies, examples and commentaries forms the third part of a set of materials relating to ethics in community-based participatory research (CBPR). Part I comprises a set…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

Immigrants’ experiences of nature-based recreation in New Zealand

By: Brent Lovelock, Kirsten Lovelock, Carla Jellum and Anna Thompson. Centre for Recreation Research, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Published: 2012-10-03

This study addresses the recreational behaviours of immigrants and ethnic minorities, with a focus on nature-based recreation in national and regional parks. The study was comprised of a survey questionnaire…

Community Development Environment Migrants and Former Refugees
Evaluation

Literature Review of Evaluation Methods & Methodologies

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2012-08-15

There are many organisations working with communities in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is important we develop our understanding of the impact organisations and the programmes and services they run have…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Community Development Evaluation Measures: Indicators of Success

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2012-08-15

The indicators have been chosen based on their ability to capture important factors in community health and well-being, organisations will need to have careful discussion about whether they are appropriate…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Case Studies – Evaluation Frameworks in Community Development Organisations

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2012-08-15

The case studies were chosen by the leadership team at Community Waitakere. While Community Waitakere operates in the community development space, the case studies are not entirely from organisations that…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

New Land, New Life: Long-Term Settlement of Refugees in New Zealand Main Report

By: Wendy Searle, Emma Prouse, Emily L’Ami, Alison Gray, Anna Gruner Labour and Immigration Research Centre Labour Group Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Published: 2012-08-06

Quota Refugees Ten Years On: Perspectives on Integration, Community, and Identity is a multi-year research programme that was developed to better understand the long-term journeys of refugees in New Zealand.…

Community Development Migrants and Former Refugees Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Evaluation Report Lyttelton Harbour Festival of Lights

By: Project Lyttelton
Published: 2012-03-30

Evaluations results of the Lyttelton Harbour Festival of Lights from the perspective of the advisory group, key stakeholders and the general public.

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Evaluation Report Lyttelton Farmers Market

By: Project Lyttelton
Published: 2012-03-30

An evaluation of the Lyttelton Farmers Market from the perspective of regular customers, new customers and stall holders.

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Evaluation Report Lyttelton Harbour Festival of Walking

By: Project Lyttelton
Published: 2012-03-30

An evaluation report exploring the the short and longer term outcomes of the festival from the perspective of the guides and participants.

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Health

Pets as Pawns: The Co-Existence of Animal Cruelty and Family Violence

By: Dr Michael Roguski
Published: 2012-03-21

This study examined the link between animal cruelty and family violence. The issue was investigated with a combination of in-depth interviews and a survey of 203 Women’s Refuge clients and…

Community Development Families, Whānau and Parenting Family Violence & Abuse
Non-profit Sector

Evaluation Report Seven Oaks Community Garden

By: Project Lyttelton
Published: 2012-03-01

An evaluation report looking at the key success stories and challenges faced by Project Lyttelton running the garden. Assessing the lessons learned and what can be applied to other projects…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

“So we thought not to lose our background completely”: Agency and belonging among South Sudanese Acholi in New Zealand

By: Ryan O’Byrne
Published: 2012-01-01

This thesis aims to represent the experiences of individuals from this group within the broader contexts of refugee resettlement. A fundamental aspect of these experiences is the ambiguous and often…

Community Development Migrants and Former Refugees Social Services
Non-profit Sector

Community participation in road works

By: Anura Widana
Published: 2011-10-20

This paper based on evaluation of road construction and rehabilitation programs in Asian countries outlines the main areas for community participation and strategies to secure the participation

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Supporting Community Resilience in Post-Quake Christchurch

By: Sharon Torstonson and Michelle Whitaker
Published: 2011-07-01

After the Sept 2010 earthquake, a series of meetings were held with community organisations in Christchurch to enable them to learn from each other about supporting their communities and to…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster
Ethnicity and Diversity

Social Policy Journal of New Zealand Issue 37 Te Puna Whakaaro. Chapter ‘Health”. Public Health System Responsiveness to Refugee Groups in New Zealand: Activation from the Bottom Up.

By: Annette Mortensen
Published: 2011-06-01

Issue 37 of the Social Policy Journal of New Zealand comprises research papers on a wide range of topics with implications for policy across the social sector. Research relating to…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Non-profit Sector

Community-led Development in Wairoa

By: Dr Terrence Loomis
Published: 2011-05-06

A community developer’s personal account of efforts by a rural community to confront local issues by developing a long-term social development strategy. The author describes attempts by a group of…

Community Development
Economics

Talk about poverty: Reporting back and moving forward

By: Rose Black & Anna Cox
Published: 2011-05-01

Poverty is experienced in many different ways and certainly involves much more than a lack of money or even economic power. This report brings together stories of the ways in…

Community Development Poverty and Inequality
Ethnicity and Diversity

New Zealand’s Refugee Sector: Perspectives and Developments, 1987-2010

By: Anna Gruner, Wendy Searle
Published: 2011-01-01

This report presents a descriptive analysis of stakeholders’ perspectives on significant changes in the refugee resettlement sector since 1987. Stakeholder views have been supplemented with information from documentary sources, which…

Community Development Migrants and Former Refugees
Te Ao Māori

Hauora Kotahitanga for Tangata Whenua presentation 1 December 2010

By: Lisa Chant
Published: 2010-12-01

An outline of a PhD exploring how hauora Maori communities used matauranga and tikanga Maori as constructive engagement mechanisms for practicing co-operative co-existence with non-Maori through creating community unique health…

Community Development Māori
Leadership

Learning to play jazz: adaptive community leadership for turbulent times

By: Margy-Jean Malcolm
Published: 2010-11-01

This paper discusses mindsets, competencies and attitudes of community leadership. Metaphors such as playing jazz are used to normalise the complexity of community sector work and starfish to emphasise the…

Community Development Leadership Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

The NGO Sector: Opportunities for reducing administration and compliance costs

By: Henry Harrison
Published: 2010-10-01

This paper looks at the role of NGOs in contributing to government goals and objectives in the health and disability sector, and the future challenges facing that sector.

Community Development Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Evaluation

Kaiti Neighbourhood Survey (2010)

By: Ka Pai Kaiti Charitable Trust
Published: 2010-10-01

This report shares results of a survey of community needs in Kaiti, Gisbourne. The survey was conducted in 2010. The results from the surveys have been collected, entered and analyzed…

Action Research Community Development
People and Society

The effect of third way style ‘social development’ on women in community development

By: Aimers, J
Published: 2010-08-05

New Zealand organisations that are engaged in community development practice to empower women are disadvantaged under neo-liberal and third way style policies of the New Zealand Government. Recent research has…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Women/Wāhine
Non-profit Sector

Success Factors for Community Organisations in Tai Tokerau (Northland) New Zealand

By: Dr Tina Darkins
Published: 2010-07-01

This PhD research explored the issues confronting non-profit community organisations delivering services to the community in the areas of health and social services in Northland. Its aim was to identify…

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Evaluation

Our Aranui – Results of the Aranui Door-to-door survey 2010

By: Matt Walters
Published: 2010-02-16

In late 2009 a survey was carried out to every house in Aranui. Questions were asked about the 5 result areas that the trust is working towards. These 5 areas…

Community Development Education & Training Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Minor fall and major lift: raising educational capacity through community partnerships

By: Carol J. Walden
Published: 2010-01-01

This transdisciplinary study explores holistic models of education and community development. The research seeks practical solutions to barriers to educational progress. It looks at how to build local capacity and…

Community Development Education & Training Social Services
Health

The PATH Planning Tool and its Potential for Whanau Research

By: Kataraina Pipi
Published: 2010-01-01

PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) is a research tool that can assist in individual and whānau planning. It uses visual images alongside facilitation that seeks to clarify, research and…

Community Development Families, Whānau and Parenting Whānau Ora
Te Ao Māori

Te Rarawa Community Research

By: Te Rarawa Iwi Research and Development Group
Published: 2010-01-01

This presentation to the 2010 Community Research Awards provides insight into the approach to community research by the Te Rarawa Iwi Research and Development Group (IRD). Located within Te Runanga…

Community Development Māori Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Our Aranui – Creating new dialogue for development, and increasing participation to effect change.

By: Matt Walters
Published: 2010-01-01

A presentation of the method of work currently being undertaken at the Aranui Community Trust a community development organisation in Eastern Christchurch. This was the presentation that was given at…

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

A Comparative Study of Two Small & Remote Urban Communities: Implications for Social Policy and Practice, (A Tale of Two Towns).

By: Judith Rivlin
Published: 2010-01-01

Raetihi & Ohakune are two small & remote towns on the North Island’s Central Plateau. They have similar sized populations yet present as totally different communities. This research details the…

Community Development
Environment

Whatever happened to Tuatapere?

By: Pamela A. Smith
Published: 2009-12-04

The focus of this study is on Tuatapere, a rural south island community and how it managed the dramatic social changes over the past fifty years. Government policies,changes in international…

Community Development Employment & Labour Environment
Non-profit Sector

Counting on Capacity: A Review of Community Waikato

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman & Katarina Pipi
Published: 2009-09-21

How do we measure or report on the impact of capacity building? This review reports on the effectiveness and ‘value for money’ of a community capacity building hub (Community Waikato),…

Community Development Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Positive and Proud: Building a Better Future for Merivale

By: Merivale Community Centre
Published: 2009-07-01

This report is a piece of action research. It provides a snapshot of how the residents of Merivale, Tauranga feel about their suburb and reveals what they would like to…

Children & Youth Community Development Poverty and Inequality
Environment

Responsible Humans: Identifying Community Leaders and Building Sustainable Organisations

By: Jarrod Coburn
Published: 2009-06-01

This article was written to support a presentation to the World Conference in Disaster Management 2009 (Toronto, Canada). In it there is presented a method to rediscover the forgotten tool…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Environment
Ethnicity and Diversity

Feasibility Study Relating to Conservation, Refurbishment and Extension of St Anne’s Church Hall

By: Carolyn Cordery and Geoff Bertram
Published: 2009-03-02

Feasibility study prepared for a Lotteries Commission Community Facilities Application. This study includes a review of local facilities and the results of a survey in the Northland/Otari suburbs of Wellington.

Community Development Religion & Spirituality
Leadership

Community development as ‘knowledge intersections’ in contemporary New Zealand

By: Aimers, J & Walker, P
Published: 2009-01-01

This article examines the contemporary practice of community development in New Zealand by considering its application to third sector organisational case studies. Broadly speaking community development is held up as…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Social Services
Leadership

Coherence Needed: The Good Intentions report to government on government-community sector relationships.

By: Pat Hanley
Published: 2009-01-01

In 2001 the government signed a Statement of Intent for an improved relationship with the community and voluntary sector (SOGI). In 2008/09 the Association of Non Governmental Organisations of Aotearoa…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector
Ethnicity and Diversity

Diverse Communities – Exploring the Migrant and Refugee Experience in New Zealand

By: The Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) Diverse Communities
Published: 2008-07-01

Why this report has been produced The Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) Diverse Communities – Exploring the Migrant and Refugee Experience in New Zealand report brings together existing data and…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Migrants and Former Refugees
Leadership

Thinking Like a Place – Local Government Experiences with Community Planning

By: Moira Lawler
Published: 2008-02-01

This paper looks at how local government in New Zealand is working to improve the participation of residents in local decision-making. The research looked at three communities where community planning…

Community Development Government – Central & Local
Non-profit Sector

Developing a pluralist approach to organisational practice and accountability for social service and community organisations

By: Aimers, J and Walker, P.
Published: 2008-01-01

This paper compares the ‘Achieving Better Community Development’ (ABCD) model for organisational practice (Barr & Hashagen 2000) with the organisational practices in New Zealand ‘social development’ approach to social service…

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Structures and Strategies Revisited 2008

By: Aimers, J and Walker, P.
Published: 2008-01-01

Narrative research project that interviews five community development/social service providers in 2002 and again in 2008. The interviews focus on organisational practice such as funding and networking.

Community Development Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Social Services
Non-profit Sector

A Review of the Clearing House Project prepared for the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre

By: Nan Wehipeihana
Published: 2008-01-01

A review of the Clearing House project as part of the requirements of the Department of Internal Affairs Community Partnership Fund

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Code of Practice for the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre

By: Robyn Kamira for the TWCVRC
Published: 2007-10-02

The Code Of Practice describes optimum practices in community research for the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre. It is written for the researcher, whether with a tertiary,…

Community Development Māori Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Engaging Urban Communities: six case studies of Auckland community-based restoration projects

By: Scott, K
Published: 2007-06-01

This report reviews practices of community engagement, capacity building and partnering in 6 community-based integrated catchment management (ICM) projects, with a focus on what is working well, challenges and lessons…

Community Development Environment
Non-profit Sector

Our Strategies in Action

By: Tangata Whenua, Community & Voluntary Sector Research Centre
Published: 2007-01-01

The vision of the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre will be implemented primarily through five key strategies: (1) visibility and access, (2) quality and good practice, (3)…

Community Development Kaupapa Māori approaches Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

More than the warp and the weft – growing the strength of the whole cloth

By: Margy-Jean Malcolm
Published: 2006-10-01

Information, knowledge and wisdom for the learning NGO, capacity building & roles.

Community Development Non-profit Sector
People and Society

Stock-take of Community Organisations Providing Social Services in Waitakere – Auckland Voluntary Sector Study: working paper 2

By: Derek Senior
Published: 2006-08-01

This report examines some factors that literature suggests are likely to impact on the way funding is distributed among community organisations.

Community Development Social Services Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

Literature review on capacity building for the voluntary and community sector

By: Cayley, Simon
Published: 2006-07-03

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of existing literature in the area of community sector capacity building. The review will attempt to summarise the key themes…

Community Development Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Economics

Social Entrepreneurs and Social Enterprises – Do they have a Future in NZ?

By: Lindsay Jeffs
Published: 2006-06-01

Social entrepreneurs and enterprises in New Zealand have failed to gain the acknowledgement and support to create an enabling environment. This contrasts with countries such as the UK, Ireland, Canada,…

Community Development Economics & Finances
Non-profit Sector

The State of the Art in the Asia/Pacific region: a view from the edge

By: Margy-Jean Malcolm
Published: 2006-03-01

This presentation formed part of an international panel discussion on the state of not for profit management education across the world, at a conference in Arizona, United States in March…

Community Development Education & Training Non-profit Sector
Economics

Social Enterprises, the Social Economy and Community Economic Development

By: Lindsay Jeffs
Published: 2006-02-01

This paper examines the economic and social tasks involved in community economic development in urban and rural areas. It considers the role social enterprises (community owned businesses or trading arms…

Community Development Economics & Finances
Ethnicity and Diversity

Ethnic Community Perceptions of New Zealand Police

By: Elsie S. Ho, Jenine Cooper and Bettina Rauschmayr
Published: 2006-01-02

In 2005 the New Zealand Police commissioned this research project to explore the perceptions of police held by members of various ethnic communities and to provide information on the current…

Community Development Crime & Safety
Non-profit Sector

Social Marketing and Social Capital – Its impact on recycling on Waiheke Island

By: Denise Roche
Published: 2005-11-01

Social marketing, community-based social marketing, social capital, recycling behaviour, community development, Waiheke Island, environmental not-for-profit organisations

Community Development Non-profit Sector
People and Society

Kaiti Community Cohesion Project Report

By: Kapai Kaiti Charitable Trust
Published: 2005-08-31

The suburb of Kaiti in Gisborne is characterized by established families with a strong affinity to their community and a desire to challenge the negative reputation of Kaiti by making…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Meta-analysing community action projects in Aotearoa, New Zealand

By: Alison Greenaway, K Witten
Published: 2005-03-11

This paper reports on a meta-analysis of ten community action projects. The activation, consolidation and transition or completion stages of the projects were examined to identify commonalities in structures and…

Community Development Research & Evaluation Social Services
Arts and Culture

Community Based Cultural Organisations within the Creative Industries – a Cultural Policy Dilemma

By: Aimers, J
Published: 2005-01-01

This paper explores community-based cultural organisations that combine orientated objectives of community arts practice with commercially oriented creative industries. In New Zealand, these organisations are hampered by gaps in cultural…

Arts & Culture Community Development Race & Ethnicity
Leadership

Developing Community Partnerships: Social Wellbeing and the Local Government Act 2002

By: Aimers, J.
Published: 2005-01-01

The Local Government Act 2002 requires New Zealand local authorities to become actively involved in the development of social well being. Recent research indicates that the community and social services…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Social Services
Economic Development

Factors that help or hinder Community Economic Development.

By: Meenakshi Sankar and Karen Wong
Published: 2003-11-01

The purpose of this paper is to look back over the three years of Community Economic Development Action Research (CEDAR) project and share some of the learnings with policy makers…

Closing The Gaps Community Development Policy
Non-profit Sector

Becoming deliberative – A case study of activities using a deliberative approach in Porirua City, New Zealand

By: David Robinson
Published: 2003-04-29

This case study reviews a series of events using a deliberation approach that have taken place in Porirua City. The nature of these activities is considered in relation to how…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Health & Wellbeing
Evaluation

Structures and Strategies: a narrative analysis of eleven community organisations in Otago

By: Aimers, J and Walker, P.
Published: 2003-01-01

This research project was initiated in 2001 to explore the governance and organisational practices of 11 diverse community organisations in Dunedin. The themes explored within the study are the life…

Community Development Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Work

Neo-liberalism, Ideas for a Community Based Workshop

By: Kotare Trust
Published: 2003-01-01

Neo-liberalism, Ideas for a Community Based Workshop

Community Development Education & Training
Leadership

Social Statistics – Issues and impact from a community perspective

By: Katherine Peet
Published: 1999-06-22

Policy-making requires more than market mechanisms for implementation. That recognition should also be made with great caution, because the Government’s attempt over the last 20 years to incorporate as many…

Community Development Government – Central & Local
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