North Island pioneering map and goals
"…the Five Year Plan […] aims at raising the number of clusters with an intensive programme of growth to 5,000. A continuing flow of homefront pioneers will contribute significantly to this monumental goal. Whatever assistance they are able to provide to further the work of the Plan is, of course, most welcome; nevertheless, their efforts will have an even greater effect if, guided by the institutions, their capabilities are directed towards specific needs in clusters where the friends are labouring to intensify the growth process. While many friends who wish to serve as homefront pioneers can make commitments that span years, there are those who may only be able to offer shorter periods, sometimes as little as three months. Such friends can kindle a spirit of selfless service and transmit valuable experience from stronger clusters to emerging ones. In time, they return to their communities much inspired and enriched, able to contribute even more effectively to the advancement of their own clusters. We hope that the friends, especially the youth who may have the time and determination to do so during their extended holidays, will take advantage of the opportunity to enter the pioneering field in this way."
–The Universal House of Justice, To the Bahá’ís of the World, 23 May 2016
We need your help in accelerating the efforts to achieve intensive programmes of growth in every cluster of Aotearoa. Anyone can potentially arise as a pioneer, and while experience with the institute process and the community-building activities is beneficial, there will be opportunities available for potential pioneers to build experience in the more advanced clusters in the region prior to being deployed to their pioneering post.
We know many friends may already be considering a move for other reasons, and we lovingly encourage you to contact the relevant Regional Bahá'í Council to learn about specific opportunities for you to contribute to the growth process in your new locality. For others who can’t move to a new location at present, there is the opportunity to contribute to this vital field of endeavour through contributions to the National Fund in support of the pioneering processes for the two regions.