Our Services

We help you strengthen your team and organisation within our social and community sector.

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Professional development and networking.

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Resources & Support

Support, advice and online tools to strengthen your organisation.

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Research and data to inform your work.

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Support organisations to work together to achieve greater impact.

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Kaitautoko Māori

Tautoko and support Māori providers in the social sector.

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Building a voice with social and community sectors to advocate to government.

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The Kollective – TK

A co-working space to grow social and community sector collaboration.

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Community Insights Lab

Info to be supplied about this lab, link to page inside resources section.

Our Training Calendar

Excel Spreadsheets


Basics to advanced

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Annual Reporting Creatively


With William Buck Accountants Advisors and Liz Flaherty Community Insights Lab

Tuesday 13th July 2021


Busting the Busy Trap





Part 1: Tuesday 29 June, 9:30am to 12pm
Part 2: Tuesday 6 July, 9:30am to 12pm

Power of Policies



Does your organisation need policies but you don’t know where to start?

Are your policies out of date and irrelevant?

Tuesday 25 May 2021

7.30am – 9.00am

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 the social sector workforce

An overview of findings from the SociaLink MSSP 2019 report on the social sector in the Western Bay of Plenty.


Up to 3 FTE Staff

Paid FTEs


Māori Staff

Latest News

Seeking new SociaLink Trustees

Do you want to take on a governance role that has influence over strengthening and giving a voice for the social and community sectors in the western Bay of Plenty?  Do you want to join the SociaLink board at an exciting time as the Board embeds a ‘Two House’...

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Bank ATMs – using their audio function

The majority of ATMs in New Zealand have their voice instruction option enabled. This means that once you plug in a pair of earphones they can instruct you to complete your banking needs without you having to be able to see the ATM screen. Download the full...

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Keeping ransomware out The basics of avoiding ransomware, and securing your systems. Easy basic things that anyone can do to keep your systems safe. A webinar - 55 minutes playtime. Play now. with Brendon Gray of AdviseIT

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Our Partners

Thank you to our principle partners and sponsors who help keep us operating.

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