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D & G works with public and education sector organisations on a variety of projects pertaining to change initiatives. Below are some examples of projects within our four main service areas.

Improving stakeholder inclusion and communication for superior outcomes.

Recent Projects

  • Ministry of Education 

  • Canterbury West Coast Secondary Principals' Association

  • Regenerate Christchurch Ōtākaro Avon River community engagement report

  • Lyttelton Port Company Regeneration plan - community engagement report

Key Aspects

  • Developing and implementing engagement processes.

  • Collation and analysis of data.

  • Communications and promotion.

  • Consultation with stakeholders.

  • Reporting and recommendations.

  • Community engagement processes.

Guiding groups to make timely, informed and unified decisions.

Recent Projects

  • New schooling provision for Queenstown, Wanaka, Lincoln, Halswell and Rangiora.

  • Change management and facilitation support for the co-location of Avonside Girls’ High School and Shirley Boy’s High School (Christchurch) and Marlborough Boys’ and Girls’ Colleges (Blenheim).

  • Support for numerous schools entering redevelopments or rebuilds.

Key Aspects

  • Project design and implementation.

  • Education brief preparation.

  • Facilitation of multiple zoning consultations.



Embedding organisational values into an organisation’s culture and environment.

Recent Projects

  • Strategic planning with schools across Aotearoa - see example

  • Strategic and project team planning with Corrections

  • Team planning with the University of Canterbury

  • Strategic planning for the New Zealand Shearing Contractors’ Association

  • Work with over 20 different Kāhui Ako from across Aotearoa.

Key Aspects

  • Preparing area strategies or consultation reports.

  • Developing and implementing systems and processes.

  • Risk management.

  • Decision marking protocols.

  • Presented at Change Management regional forums throughout Aotearoa.

  • Working with boards or teams to develop and implement strategies.

Using industry and academic research to produce customised solutions.

Recent Clients

  • Ministry of Education

  • University of Canterbury

  • Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology

  • Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tūāhuriri

  • Sustainable change in school transformation.

  • Culturally responsive practice.

  • Innovative learning environments.

  • Student achievement and engagement outcomes.

  • Organisational culture reviews.

  • Learner profiles.

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