To revolutionise the way social change happens – one person, one family, and one community at a time

Purposeful demand-driven strategies that meet immediate needs and provide sustainable pathways to aspiration for Pacific, Māori and families in challenging situations.

Compassion, Courage, Honesty, Respect and Service

who we are

Find out who we are and what were about

Established on 28 July 2016, Alliance Community Initiatives Trust (ACIT) is a New Zealand charitable trust operating out of Manukau City in South Auckland. The organisation is focused on being a catalyst for social change for families in challenging and persistent situations. We are not a service delivery provider but do work closely with those organisations who offer front line services. The work of ACIT is targeted further upstream, working across the systems which influence the social and economic determinants of health and wellbeing.

recent blogs

Read up on what’s been happening with ACIT and our community

  • South Auckland influencing inventive change around New Zealand and the world
    Category: Healthy Families MMP | 12 Jun, 2018
    Sikhs all over New Zealand and around the world are finding creative and cross-cultural ways to re-use the cloth they previously discarded after religious...
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  • Innovation creates more health promoting environments in leisure centres in South Auckland
    Category: Healthy Families MMP | 30 May, 2018
    Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura together with Counties Manukau Health’s Living Smokefree Service is driving innovation to create more health promoting environments in places like...
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  • Partnership with major businesses gives voice to employees to improve workplace wellbeing
    Category: Healthy Families MMP | 23 Apr, 2018
    Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura (HFMMP) in partnership with major New Zealand corporates has released the findings around the health and wellbeing of shift workers...
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