Welcome to NZ Navigator

Developed for New Zealand organisations

NZ Navigator is an on-line assessment tool that was developed for New Zealand community organisations by Platform Trust and The Bishop's Action Foundation, supported by the Department of Internal Affairs and Rabid Technologies. NZ Navigator is administered by the NZ Navigator Trust.

The focus of NZ Navigator

NZ Navigator is focussed on building strong and effective organisations and communities, enabling users to assess the performance of their organisation by rating all the important areas of the organisation’s operation – direction, governance, leadership, people, administration, finances, communication, evaluation, and relationships.

What are the benefits for my organisation?

Once you complete an assessment, you will have immediate access to a report with charts, scores, feedback and resources (including an action plan) to assist you to further develop your organisation. Although not linked to any funding requirements, you can use the results of the tool when you talk with your funders, to demonstrate the work that you are doing and to highlight those areas where some organisational development activity can be supported.

Because the tool is self-administered, it presents an opportunity for groups to be open and honest about key aspects of their organisation. It also provides a benchmark for future evaluation and you can compare any two assessments to see the progress you have made.

Where do I start?

Start by creating an account and join the other community organisations that have already benefited by using NZ Navigator.

Need a little help?

Our Registration Guide provides all the information you need to register, set-up your account and log into NZ Navigator.

Download our registration guide (PDF)

Equipping Community organisations with online tools

The NZ Navigator Trust is creating a growing portfolio of digital spaces to equip a thriving charitable and community sector in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Trust currently has two free online tools, NZ Navigator and CommunityNet Aotearoa (an online storehouse of free resources designed to strengthen communities).

Download an overview diagram of the NZ Navigator self-assessment tool process.

Experience NZ Navigator before you sign up. You will be able to access three domains and an example report.

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