Latest Updates

LinC#2 in full swing with 45 new leaders from communities

Friday, February 26th, 2016
LinC#2 has begun with 45 leaders in a wide range of communities involved.  The LinC#2 brochure gives an outline of the components of the programme and we are in the process of designing a new web portal which will make much of the learning from LinC#2 available to anyone through a range of short videos.

LinC Project Brochure launch

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
  Friday 11 September sees the launch of the brochure for the Group 2 cohort for 2015/15. Contact us if you cannot find one at your local CCC office, library or community meeting place… Click on the image below for your own printable version, or click here

LinC Film Youtube channel launched

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
We have now produced 4 short digital community video stories and there are several more in production.  These are all curated in the new LinCFilm youtube channel. Each video highlights a theme related to leadership in community; Video #1 “Others like me” @ the launch event for LinC Project Video #2 “Connecting across boundaries” @... (read more)

Multiple LinC Project events in 2015

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
The LinC Project is now half way through Cohort 1 and continues through to October 2015. Check out the Youtube video highlights called “Connecting” from one of the Additive Workshops in April. A list of the 40 community and organisational leaders involved in LinC Project Cohort 1 can be downloaded here. Four of our LinC Project team... (read more)

Connecting communities across the city – LinC Project Launch event last Monday@CPIT

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
Fantastic launch for the LinC Project on Monday this week (Youtube video highlights) – 40 excited, curious and maybe a tad nervous local leaders met for the first team along with 20 others from the funders group as well as the facilitation and evaluation teams.  A superb 2 hours of conversations about communities we value,... (read more)

LinC Project Facilitation and Evaluation team

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
With two weeks to go before the launch of the LinC Project the facilitation and evaluation team have been carefully planning the range of experiences that the project entails over 10 months.  The first event is an Additive Workshop on Dec 8th from 5.30 – 7.30 pm where the 40 project team members, the funders,... (read more)

Notification to applicants today

Monday, October 20th, 2014
Based on the decisions made over the last 10 days by the LinC Project selection panel we have today informed the successful and unsuccessful applicants of these decisions.  Due to the very large number of applicants received and also the high calibre of candidates some tough decision making had to happen. The selection panel were impressed... (read more)

Selection Process

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
We are thrilled to have over 80 applications for the first cohort of the LinC Project!  The funders have appointed a selection panel which includes community representation which are working through the selection process for the 40 places in this first cohort and will be communicating the results of this process within the next week.... (read more)

Applications close this Friday 26th September

Sunday, September 21st, 2014
With one week to go we have had a good number of applications for both the community leader and government sector leader positions on the first cohort of the LinC Project.  We are looking for a really diverse group of people from geographic communities and communities of interest as well as staff from local and central... (read more)

Applications open Wednesday 27th August

Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Applications for the LinC (Leadership in Communities) project opened this week and applications are open till Friday 26th September.  We are looking for 40 passionate people who have shown their commitment to the people where they live (geographic community) or with the people that they hang out with (communities of interest).  Download an application form... (read more)

30 places for people who have organised and led things in their geographic community [surburb] or community of interest [ie. sport, culture, arts, start up, social enterprise etc] sometime in the last 3 years...
10 places for staff from government services that work with communities across Greater Christchurch... ie: Councils, MSD, MOE, CDHB, etc...