Connect with like-minded people doing good in our community
We help you strengthen your team and organisation within our social and community sector.
Professional development and networking.
Resources & Support
Support, advice and online tools to strengthen your organisation.
Research and data to inform your work.
Support organisations to work together to achieve greater impact.
Tautoko and support Māori providers in the social sector.
Building a voice with social and community sectors to advocate to government.
The Kollective – TK
A co-working space to grow social and community sector collaboration.
Community Insights Lab
Info to be supplied about this lab, link to page inside resources section.
Our Training Calendar
We offer our skills and support to all people and communities.
SociaLink strengthens organisations from the inside, providing tools to empower our social and community sector.
Our people provide a structure for research, innovation, collaboration, information, networking and advocacy throughout The Western Bay. Social sector organisations can connect, work together, collaborate with appropriate resources designed to aid in the delivery of smarter, more efficient services.
If you’re new to the sector in the western Bay of Plenty, download a copy of our Orientation Pack to help you get to know who’s who much quicker.
A snapshot of SociaLink’s activities during 2020/21
People who attended learning, development, networking events
Number of organisations helped with one on one support
What does the Budget mean for the local social sector, and children living in poverty in New Zealand? The Western Bay of Plenty branch of the Child Poverty Action Group supported by SociaLink are hosting a discussion on May 24 for social agencies to hear the national...
Christa George is the new Organisational Advisor for SociaLink. SociaLink is the umbrella organisation for social agencies and charities in the Bay of Plenty. Christa has more than 25 years’ experience working in executive management teams across the education and...
How do I write a media release so the media will actually use it? Is there a structure? Yes there's a structure - include who, what, when, where, why. Start with the most important thing, which is what the release is about. You may be running an event so start with...
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We are closed after 5.00pm on Thursday 23 December 2021.
Opening 8.30am on Wednesday 5 January 2022.
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