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Community Networks

Community Networks

Platform|Atamira is a member of several networks that span different sectors. In each of these networks, we represent and advocate on behalf of our members and the wider mental health and addiction sector.

Navigate Groups

The local Navigate groups throughout the country are an especially important network for community mental health and addiction wellbeing sector.  These networks are:

  • Navigate North (Auckland, Northland)
  • Navigate Midlands (Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki)
  • Navigate Central (Manawatu, Wellington, Wairarapa)
  • Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka a Māui (Nelson Marlborough)
  • Navigate Waitaha (Canterbury)
  • Navigate South (Southern)

For information about meeting dates and who to contact, please contact admin@platform.org.nz


ComVoices is a Wellington based network of national community and voluntary sector organisations. It was established so that sector organisations would have a more powerful voice at Government level and in the community. ComVoices aims to:

  • Harness collective influence to effect positive policy change
  • Develop collaborative and practical strategies to address Sector issues
  • Raise awareness through collective submissions, events and media.

Other work areas

Policy - Community Networks | Platform Trust


Contributing to policy development, as well as providing a policy library and a range of publications to support the sector.

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Advocacy - Community Networks | Platform Trust


Fostering strategic partnerships and alliances to achieve a strong and sustainable mental health and addiction NGO and community sector.

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