Business Breakfast with Toni Brendish – “Building Resilience on the West Coast”

Toni Brendish

Date: 10 April 2018

Time: 7:30am-9:00am

Venue: Paroa Hotel, Greymouth

Cost: $25pp

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Revitalising our Communities with Peter Kenyon

Peter Kenyon is a globally renowned social capitalist and community enthusiast. Over the last four decades he has worked with more than 2000 communities across 56 countries to facilitate fresh and creative ways that stimulate community and local economic renewal. He is motivated by the desire to create healthy, caring, inclusive, connected, sustainable and enterprising communities and local economies.

Peter is regarded as one of the foremost experts in community development and the revitalisation of communities, his expertise span across economic, community and youth development.

ABCD Masterclass

ABCD Masterclass: Asset Based Community Development with Peter Kenyon (workshop)

A one-day workshop for community enthusiasts, community builders and civic leaders with an interest and commitment to building inclusive, vibrant, sustainable and prosperous communities. This workshop will build participant knowledge in Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) philosophies and methodologies, and want further their facilitator skills in supporting community-driven initiatives.

Workshop goal: To equip participants with skills, information, tools and motivation enabling them to facilitate programs and inspire others, using ABCD perspectives and strategies to develop healthy, vibrant and prosperous communities.

Date: 10 April 2018

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm (lunch provided)

Venue: Westport Bridge Club

Cost: Free (normally $200 pp) | Free thanks to support of Department of Internal Affairs and Buller REAP.

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Revitalising our Communities: community meetings with Peter Kenyon

How do we work together in creating a cohesive, healthy, vibrant and prosperous community? Peter Kenyon has worked with rural communities throughout the world in assisting them in recognising their strengths and as the building blocks of rejuvenating our communities.

Peter will share inspiring stories and methodologies for building our community from the inside out, while facilitating conversations about our future directions and how we get there.


Date: 10 April 2018,

Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Venue: Karamea Bowling Club

Cost: Free

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Date: 11 April 2018

Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm,

Venue: NBS Theatre, Westprot

Cost: Free

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Date: 12 April 2018

Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Venue: Dawsons Hotel, Reefton

Cost: Free

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- (For catering purposes) 

Growing Local Tourism Opportunities with Peter Kenyon (Ignite Business Breakfast)

With the increasing growth in visitor numbers to New Zealand and the West Coast how do we grow local tourism opportunities, attract more visitors and maximise both their experience and spending?

Date: 12 April 2018

Time: 7:30am –9:00am

Venue: Portside, Westport

Price: $20 pp including breakfast (payable at venue)

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One day training for Health and Safety reps - Stage 1 | CECC

Date: 25 JUNE 2018

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Venue: REAP House, Hokitika

Register: online at