Good practices - provides information on different community planning projects, their aims, objectives and how they implemented it.

Community plans - provides a link to various community-led plan documents including village plans developed by VP groups in Porirua City. Village plans provide a good insight on how different communities in Porirua present their village plans.

Templates - a selection of downloadable and customisable forms, templates and checklists to help you start community planning.

Articles and papers - provides a link to relevant external publications and articles on community planning

Links - an annotated selection of the most useful sites on community planning

A growing number of communities are getting involved in shaping their local neighborhood. This page provides an essential starting point for everyone who would like to conduct community planning.

Resources in this site are collated from various websites, articles and publications. It provides best-practice knowledge from initiatives all over the world so that communities can "do-it-themselves."

Planning framework - provides communities with a general guide to get started. Community-led planning frameworks suggest a logical sequence that village planning groups can follow to undertake community planning.

Flaxroots is a priority initiative of the North Shore Community and Social Services funded under the Community Development Scheme of the Department of Internal Affairs