Whanake: The Pacific Journal of Community Development is a digital journal for practitioners and academics who love community development. Articles in this issue cover the topics of factors affecting student achievement in the Bachelor of Applied Social Work Programme at NorthTec, and the place of community development in an uncertain and likely difficult future, as well as a case study of community-building in Raumanga, Whangārei. Guest editor David Haigh presents a report on youth volunteering in Auckland, an interview with social-work pioneer Joan Lardner-Rivlin, and a review of Peter Lineham’s timely and comprehensive history of the Auckland City Mission.

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First-year student achievement, attendance, and demography at NorthTec’s Bachelor of Applied Social Work Programme: A quantitative inquiry

Angie Dang

Community development in a fractured future

David Kenkel

Research report: Youth volunteering in Auckland, 2019

David Haigh

Interview with Joan Lardner-Rivlin

David Haigh

Pūrākau: Our world is made of stories

John Stansfield

Book Review — Agency of Hope: The story of the Auckland City Mission 1920 to 2020

David Haigh

  • Editor: David Haigh
  • ISSN: 2423-009X
  • Date of publication: 17.12.2020