Social Cluster Images
Social Cluster Images
Social Cluster Images


 “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.”  Martin Luther King, Jr.

Knowledge Centre


This area is represented by staff from local and central government agencies that have people and social issues at the forefront of their work.  

Currently active is the Regional Healthy Housing Forum, chaired by Toi Te Ora Public Health Forum members include TPK, DIA, HNZ, MSD, EECA, BayTrust, Lakes DHB, BOPDHB, BOP Regional Council and local councils in Tauranga, Western BOP, Whakatane, Kawerau and Rotorua.  Contact James Scarfe (TTO) for further information.

action Clusters

  • Regional Healthy Housing Forum
  • See the ESR report on primary prevention and public health here.  The Regional Healthy Housing Forum is one of the case studies on collaboration in this report.


related links & contacts

Rotorua Community Safety Kawerau Neighbourhood of Healthy Homes Rotorua Working Together Forum: Contact Dominic Lepa MSD
Taupo Safe District

Regional Healthy Housing Forum: Contact James Scarfe Toi Te Ora Public Health


Healthy Housing Initiative Newsletter November 2017

Taupo Child Friendly Cities Forum: Contact Hellmuth Hartung TDC
Tauranga & Western BOP Safer Communities Western Heights Healthy Homes Service Rotorua  Ph: (07) 347 0565 Bay Brighter Futures, Funders Collaboration
Kawerau & Districts Neighbourhood Support Trust Western Bay of Plenty District Project Waiora and Healthy Whare Rotorua Library & Child Health Hub
Eastern BOP Road Safety Programme Liveable Homes Project Whakatane BayTrust Report: Investing for Social Impact (summary)
NZTA Road Safety Resources BayTrust Report: Sustainable Housing in the Bay of Plenty  
BOP Civil Defence & Emergency Management  Tauranga Homelessness Steering Group  
  Smartgrowth Housing Affordability Forum and Social Sector Forum  
  HNZ Warm and Dry Poster - tips for tenants and homeowners  
  TradeBank:  Connecting ‘tradies’ with households in need of vital repairs and maintenance. Contact: Jo Wills, Sustainability Options