Community Governance - Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi

Strategy and Leadership

This kete holds resources that inform strategic planning and maintain strong artistic leadership.



Community Governance
We are here to support great governance of community organisations across Aotearoa.

Their website has a wealth of useful resources to help you with your governance journey.
Te Pūaha o te Ako
The Centre for Social Impact knowledge and practice hub shares what they are seeing and learning as they support funders, community organisations and changemakers on their social impact journey.

Social Lean Canvas
From the Ākina Foundation this is a fast and simple way to sketch your business model and impact model on one page.

The Chairs Co-Learning Committee
A video toolkit for chairing a board.

This website features videos where Board Leaders share what they wished they'd known when they got their first Chair role.
Community Net Aotearoa
A one page strategic template.

This resources helps to define your vision, purpose or mission, and value and helps to create a plan of how to get there
Community Net
A Operational Plan template, or, a yearly business plan.

This resource helps groups focuses on the immediate long-term outlook of a strategic plan.

Creative Waikato
A SWOT analysis.

This resources helps to give you a clear picture of where you or your organisation is at.

Creative Governance Aotearoa
An article providing tips on how to guide aspiring board members, as well as outlining a few key benefit youth can bring to the boardroom.

Community Net Aotearoa
A Operational Plan template

This yearly business plan helps groups focuses on the immediate long-term outlook of a strategic plan.
Creative New Zealand
A leadership framework for artists lead or co-lead community arts projects.

This resource provides a guide for community considerations in leadership.

Creative Governance Aotearoa
A meeting minutes template to help ensure your next board meeting runs effectively.

Centre for Social Impact, Rāta Foundation, Foundation North
Good practice guidelines to support community groups who seek to consider and develop their practice.

This resource draws from sector resources and research to understand diversity relating to practice.