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

Supporting Challenging Sexuality Decisions


A half a day workshop regarding sexual awareness

Thu, 22 July 2021

9:30 am – 2:00 pm

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 – Online



You need policies but don’t know where to start?

Tuesday 26 July 2021

6.00pm – 8.00pm

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

New Māori Engagement Advisor for SociaLink

SociaLink, the umbrella organisation for Western Bay of Plenty social agencies and charities, has appointed a new Māori Engagement Advisor.Irene Walker (Ngāiterangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Pukenga, Waitaha, Ngāti Rehua ki Ngāti Wai), whakapapas to the iwi within the...

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Looking for not for profit organisations with a van

There is a new community initiative coming later this year to challenge the way we move around our city. We all know we have terrible congestion, our carbon emissions are high and we have the highest rate of single occupied vehicle use in the county! So what if we...

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The Kollective thrives in post-Covid climate

Tauranga's co-working space for non-profit organisations The Kollective says it is thriving after Covid lockdowns.In its just-released second annual report it says The Kollective is well placed to suit organisations that have staff working from home but also needing a...

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Our Partners

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

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