Community Networking Trust
Leading and enabling effective social service provision in Eastern Southland 

Mataura Community Development - Working to a community led development model the aim of this project is to support & coordinate the local Mataura community to achieve healthy, prosperous and positive outcomes. This varies from leading or assisting with local projects and new initiatives or providing support or advice to various community groups. Check out the great article written by Inspiring Communities about Mataura....

Eleanor Ranstead (otherwise known as Ele) is the current Mataura Community Development Coordinator based in the Mataura office (the old public library) in McQueen Ave.

The office will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, 9am – 1pm as well as alternating Monday and Saturday mornings. The flag will be flying outside to show the office is open.  Please do feel free to drop in during those hours.  Ele is available by phone (03) 203 7083, cell phone 027 774 6588 or e-mail