Community Development

WDC recognise the importance of a proud and capable community being involved in Community Development and the significant contribution organisations like community groups, voluntary groups, Maori, commercial operators and business owners make to the well-being of the District.

Community Development is a group of activities where WDC, in a number of diverse roles, is actively involved in ‘helping the community to help itself’.

Community Development activities represent a group of collaborative and partnership approaches and initiatives involving many agencies and organisations. These activities involve a common theme of promoting a better quality of life and a better living environment within the District.

These activities form the foundation for engagement and the focus of work:

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