There are many resources and publications available online. Below we have provided links to a few key resource libraries.
Community Law Manual
An online resource providing practical information about legal obligations for organisations, groups, trusts and societies.
Department of Internal Affairs website provides a broad range of resources for community organisations
A place to find community research and researchers in New Zealand, toolkits and resources
Department of Conservation
Run a project. How to run a conservation project. Get information on guidelines, funding and best practice.
Online advice for giving organisations and socially-minded businesses wanting to improve the lives of children. Providing information and ideas on why, how and where to donate or invest.
Inspiring Communities has been active since 2008 linking-up and supporting people and groups keen to tap into the capacities of communities to make a positive difference in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
New Zealand Red Cross
Leading in Disaster Recovery: Companion through the Chaos, a book for leaders working in disaster recovery.
Social Enterprises in NZ by Steven Moe
Social Enterprise is becoming increasingly important in New Zealand as we work to solve our complex social and environmental issues. This handbook is an excellent starting point for anyone interested in learning more about social enterprise.
Social Enterprise - Parry Fields Start Ups Legal Toolkit
Even early stage entrepreneurs need to think carefully about the legal foundations for their business. This book is a great way to get your head sorted on this issue so you can move on with confidence and do what you do best.