Our Services

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.

Kaitautoko Māori

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

Cultural Intelligence & Diversity


Build a culture that values diversity

with Fia Collins

Extra session now available

9:00am – 4.30pm – Saturday  10 April 2021

Great Managers

Empowering people leaders to thrive and excel at work

Eight sessions to complete.

9:00am – 11:00am

Friday 10 April 2021

Not for Profit Governance Forum with IOD


Develop your governance understanding and commitment to best practice

12.00pm – 1.30pm

Tuesday 27 April and Quarterly

Family Led Facilitation Training



Building on strengths and finding solutions

Friday 21 May 2021


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

Shining a light on child poverty

A new Child Poverty Action Group is looking for people interested in taking action to help lift Western Bay of Plenty children out of poverty.The new Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG WBOP) is part of the national group whose vision is an Aotearoa where all children...

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Council Long Term Plans

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Long Term Plan (LTP) Feedback due by 4pm 22 March 2021  see https://www.participate.boprc.govt.nz/ltp/submission-form Four main areas are being consulted on:...

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