• Auckland inner-­city residents’ experiences and expressions of community connectedness 

      Chile, Love; Black, Xavier (Unitec ePress, 2015-11-27)
      The concept of community connectedness has become increasingly important in inner-­city residential development planning as high-­‐rise apartment living becomes consolidated in inner cities. The distinct nature of the built ...
    • Community development and the ‘policy governance’ approach : have we voted out democracy? 

      Kenkel, David; Prestidge, P. (Unitec ePress, 2015-11-27)
      We argue that the ways community organisations are typically structured, with a Board, Chief Executive (CE) and workers, creates an inherently anti-­‐democratic dynamic. We suggest that the hierarchical concentration of ...
    • Community development in a fractured future 

      Kenkel, David (Unitec ePress, 2020-12-17)
      This article explores the implications for community development in a near-term future context of some degree of ecological and societal collapse. The extreme likelihood of near-term future collapse is well known to most ...
    • First, revive the spirit: a paper for the community development conference 2015 – Unitec, Auckland 

      O’Reilly, Denis (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      Following the 2014 General Election, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced that his government is determined to do something about those "doing it tough" - the poor. He considers poverty a long term issue and one ...
    • Pūrākau : our world is made of stories 

      Stansfield, John (Unitec ePress, 2020-12-17)
      Ua ta‘u mai e Pālagi i a i tatou, o le lalolagi e faū i atoma [atoms], ae tatou Sāmoa e lē valelea-matou [tagata-Sāmoa] e te iloa o le lalolagi e tele tala. The white man has told us that the world is made of atoms, but ...
    • A report from the International Association for Community Development 

      McConnell, Charlie (Unitec ePress, 2015-11-27)
      The IACD conference in 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland attracted several hundred community developers from across the world. This year, the international Community Development Journal celebrated its 50th anniversary with a ...
    • A Report on the Community Development Conference 2015 

      Stansfield, John; Masih, Abishhek (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      The Community Development Conference 2015 was an effort by the Department of Social Practice at Unitec and Community Development practitioners to bring together practitioners, academics and students to share their knowledge, ...
    • State housing in Aotearoa New Zealand : what future after National? 

      Johnson, Alan (Unitec ePress, 2017-12-13)
      New Zealand’s National-led government (2008 to 2017) made no secret of its plans to downsize the state’s housing stock. This downsizing is being achieved through demolitions, transfers and sales. It all started quietly in ...

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