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Resource Links

Community Led Development

Inspiring Communities


Office for Disability Issues – Key Messages


How to run a conservation project.

Get information on guidelines, funding and best practice. www.doc.govt.nz

In Safe Hands Toolkit - Conservation Skills Centre

The In Safe Hands Toolkit is a safety management system for community groups involved in environmental activities.


Get SET GO planning sheets

This guide is a great resource for anyone organising community recreation, arts programmes and events. 

Financial Reporting

Reporting standards

Registered charities need to prepare financial statements in line with the new standards which came into effect on 1 April 2015. Find out more

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting Requirements Guide for NFP financial reporting in NZ.

Health and Safety

Health and safety should be part of everyday business

View this Resource for Directors to understand health and safety culture and risks, be informed and ensure the company meets its obligations.


Sustainable Management of Historic Heritage

A guidance series aims to assist local authorities, owners of heritage places, iwi and hapu, and other stakeholders in the protection and conservation of historic heritage. Find out more

Sport and Recreation

Children and Young People in Sport and Recreation - Good Practice Principles

Children and Young People in Sport and Recreation - Examples Of Good Practice Principles

Outdoor Activities - Guidelines for Leaders


Volunteer NZ under best practice has a wide range of resources. Find out more


Positive Youth Development in Aotearoa “Weaving connections - Tuhonohono rangatahi”