About searching


You can search for resources on any CommunityNet Aotearoa page. Type a keyword or phrase into the 'Search for a resource' field in the header section and click on the  search symbol 

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On the home page you can also search for or filter resources by category - just click on one of the categories:

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The category search will give you all the resources in the category you have chosen. If you filter by 'Finances', all the resources tagged as being about finances will be listed.

You can also filter your search further within a specific category. Start by searching for a keyword or phrase (in this example we searched for 'health and safety') then selected a category (Governance) to filter the resources so only health and safety resources in the governance category are listed.


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Scroll down to view your search results. 


Order of results

Search results are initially ordered by date so you see the newest resources first but you can change the order the results of your search by using the drop down option: 

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  • Date: the most recently posted resources will be shown first
  • Rating: the most popular resources will be shown first
  • Posted By: will be ordered alphabetically by the names of the organisations who contributed the resources