Useful Links

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Governance Resources


Community Governance NZ

Community Governance NZ was created to lead and deliver on the National Strategy for Community Governance and the National Action Plan. There focus is on developing, delivering, and collating a range of not-for-profit resources, tools, information, and opportunities for learning that are low cost, practical, and accessible. 

Community Governance NZ

Charity Handbook 

The Charity Handbook is a useful resources that has been designed to help charities keep track of the information they need to run their charity.


Introduction To Governance - Exult

If you would like to develop effective Governance practices for your organisation or you simply want a clear understanding of what good Governance looks like, this in-house workshop is for you. 


An introduction to governance for Pacific people

Advice and insights from a panel of experienced Pacific directors on moving towards a governance pathway.


Community Led Development

Inspiring Communities

An organisation that focuses on supporting and growing Community-Led Development practices and outcomes across Aotearoa New Zealand


Community Research New Zealand

Community Research New Zealand gather research about New Zealand’s tangata whenua, community and voluntary sector, share it with a broader audience, create a hub for researchers, iwi and community organisations to share their ideas, and advocate for good practice methods in community research.

What Works

What Works is an online resouces site which aims to help people gather robust data and information to tell a real story about what they are doing and the difference it makes. If you need to reflect on your work, demonstrate its effectiveness and keep improving your practice this site is for you.

Volunteer Support

Volunteering New Zealand and local Volunteering Chapters have a wealth of information, advice and training to help community groups and organisations achieve their objectives. 

Volunteer South

Kaitūao o te Taitonga | Volunteer South is a charitable trust that engages and supports both tūao volunteers and volunteer involving organisations and community groups in the Southern region. There are four centres for Volunteer South: Ōtepoti Dunedin, Central Lakes, Waitaki and Waihōpai Invercargill.


UniCrew began in 2014 as a simple idea connecting Otago students with the community through volunteering and social impact opportunities.