Neighbourhood Support New Zealand works to make our homes, streets and communities safer, more caring places to live. Neighbourhood Support is the hub of a network of local groups, partners and sponsors. Our common purpose is to create safe and caring neighbourhoods and communities, reducing the incidences and effects of criminal offending, building community resilience and strengthening community networks to improve the quality of life and enhance well being.
New Zealand Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world. Our mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people through mobilising the power of humanity and enhancing community resilience at home and overseas. New Zealand Red Cross formally joined the steering group in 2017.
Christchurch Methodist Mission Every day, for close to 80 years, the Christchurch Methodist Mission (CMM) has been making a positive difference in our city and in people’s lives.
Through innovative and responsive child and family services, social housing, group programmes and services for older people CMM reaches a broad base of diverse residents facing multiple challenges.
Inspiring Communities has been working since 2008 to grow the recognition, understanding and practice of community-led development and promote the difference it makes in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Inspiring communities played a key role in building the momentum for the initial Neighbours Day campaign and have since that time been a campaign partner.
Lifewise is an Auckland based not-for-profit community agency that provides critical services to vulnerable and at-risk people of all ages. Lifewise is working to pass on a healthier New Zealand to the next generation. Lifewise was the driving force behind the first ever Neighbours Day campaign in New Zealand and continues to be a key supporting organisation in shaping the future of the campaign.