Community Empowerment Model: Reducing Rates through Devolved Decision-making and Service Delivery

Community Empowerment Model: Reducing Rates through Devolved Decision-making and Service Delivery

Can councils devolve power to their communities while also decreasing rates? It almost seems too good to be true. But in this case study we share one of the most devolved council model of operations and governance in Australasia - in the Thames Coromandel district. If your council is considering how to devolve power to its community while also decreasing rates, this case study is for you.

Future Education Vision: Supporting the Kerehana Community of Learning in Kelston

Future Education Vision: Supporting the Kerehana Community of Learning in Kelston

The Ministry of Education engaged us to support local Kelston principals to create an education vision with the community. Kelston is projected to face significant growth and changing demographics over the next 20 years. A new vision for education was needed to address these changing demands.