Te whakahaere Roopu ā Iwi
Running a community group
Useful resources from around Aotearoa / New Zealand on community group creation and administration.
If you are running a community group, or want to start one, then knowing what tools, advice and resources are available is a good start. Remember to engage with mana whenua and get necessarily land permissions early.
These resources will help you:
- understand the common structures available to community groups
- find documents and tools to administer, manage and record interactions with your group and external parties.
Start with these resources
Community Resource Kit
Legal resource to support organisations working in the community (not-for-profit) sector.
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Setting up and running a community group
A range of resources for choosing a community group structure.
From Seed to Success: A guide to community conservation projects
DOC's guide to community conservation projects.
From Seed to Success: A toolkit for community conservation projects
DOC's toolkit for community conservation projects.
Formal organisational structures
Read Community Net Aotearoa's summary of the advantages of becoming an incorporated society.
Ecological collaboration and tracking. Engage and record community information and interactions. This software when configured allows you to organise your operation into neighbourhoods and collect a range conservation management data.
Simple CRM for small business
Once your organisation reaches a certain size, you might need to start managing relationships by recording interactions and more. Xero summarises what customer relationship management software is and what it can do for you.