Links to community planning and development websites and knowledge portals

Auckland local government - www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Auckland Council draft spatial plans

Auckland City planning framework - www.itsmybackyard.co.nz

case studies on community led planning - www.acre.org.uk

citizen participation - www.partnetrships.org.uk

community design - www.lgc.org

community engagement tools and planning - www.towards2060.org.nz

community spaces modeling - www.cubekc.org

contract mapping of social services - http://www.contractmapping.govt.nz/

free, independent and professional planning advice to communities - http://www.rtpi.org.uk/planningaid/

good practice participate - http://www.goodpracticeparticipate.govt.nz/

grassroots movement on climate change - http://www.transitiontowns.org.nz/

how-to-do toolkit on community planning - www.communityplanning.net

NZ community noticeboard, how to guides and case studies - www.community.net.nz

online community modeling - www.communityviz.com, www.energy.ca.gov/places

Porirua city local government - www.pcc.govt.nz

successful community development approaches in NZ - www.inspiringcommunities.org.nz

sustainable communities network - www.sustainable.org

tools for community design and decision making - www.tcddm.org

tools for placemaking - www.placemakingtools.org

tools on planning in America- www.planning.org

UK's leading planning body for spatial, sustainable, integrative and inclusive planning - www.rtpi.org.uk

urban planning GIS tool - www.energy.ca.gov/places

village building - www.cityrepair.org

virtual sketching - www.google.com/skecthup

vision-based planning - www.I4SD.org/toolkit.htm

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