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We help you strengthen your team and organisation within our social and community sector.
Hear what some of our agencies have said.
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
2021 / 2022
Research projects completed
Learning, development and networking events
Number of organisations helped with one on one support
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By Liz Davies, General Manager SociaLink We seem to get a relentless stream of bad news, so it is heartening to finally hear good news. An historical decision was made by the Government late last month to pay social workers working in community and iwi organisations...
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