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WORLD PRESS PHOTO EXHIBITION

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED The Rotary Club of Auckland is hosting the World Press Photo Exhibition in Auckland 1-30 July 2017. Admission charges support a number of charities <Full details>  

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Cloud-based donations managment software for charities

(Press release 4 April 2017)  New Zealand tech startup Donation Manager is launching software which slashes the end-of-financial-year administrative burden for charities. The cloud-based software launches tomorrow (April 5th) and can save charities thousands of bookkeeping hours every year. It’s … Continue reading

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NZ Charities in the News – archive

Note: Articles are selected for their topicality and/or to stimulate thought or discussion. The Linking to an article or website in this page does not represent endorsement (or otherwise) of any views expressed. The copyright of the sites to which … Continue reading

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Long Story Short

Long Story Short at MBC | Milford Baptist Church  Starting 3rd May 2017: We invite you to join us at Milford Baptist Church, on Auckland’s North Shore, to have a look at the Bible through a video course called Long … Continue reading

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Women in Governance Awards 2017

Governance New Zealand advise that  Nominations for the 2017 Women in Governance Awards have been extended and now close 18 April “The national Women in Governance Awards programme recognises and celebrates innovation, excellence, creativity and commitment to diversity by both organisations … Continue reading

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Charities Services webinar: Introduction to the Statement of Service Performance

“The Statement of Service Performance is a non-financial statement required under the new financial reporting standards and it’s important that you know how to use it well. In this webinar we will explain: ·         how to make the Statement of Service Performance work for your charity; ·         what outputs … Continue reading

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How are Charities going with the New Accounting Requirements?

Craig Fisher, RSM Chairman, is a frequent commentator on non-profit matters. Following recent comment from DIA Charities and others about how NZ not for profits are coping with the new standards, Craig has provided a detailed and though-provoking comment. Entitled … Continue reading

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Reporting Standards for Registered NZ Charities

Registered NZ Charities must render an Annual Report to DIA Charities Services including a return and financial statements.  New financial reporting standards with which NZ Registered Charities must comply in making their Annual Report came into effect on 1 April … Continue reading

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Scholarships Announced – Catapult Leadership Programme

Catapult is providing four fully paid Community Scholarships on the Catapult Leadership programme for 2017.  Each scholarship is worth more than $5,400 and there are four programmes a year.  Last year there were over 50 applications and the successful applicants were: Scott Miller, CE, Volunteering … Continue reading

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How many charities are there in NZ?

UPDATED A question frequently asked is “how many charities are there in NZ?” The enquirer is usually using the term ‘charity’ to include all manner of non-profit entities and it appears that no-one knows the answer for certain! The Charities Services … Continue reading

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LIANZA Announces Social Media Masterclasses

LIANZA (Library and Information Services Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) is running a series of social media classes around the country. Member rates (see below) are offered to those who work for NFP’s.   For details email julia@lianza.org.nz Event details … Continue reading

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Ice Cream and Humanitarian Aid

Oxfam has claimed that the world spends three times as much on ice cream as it does on humanitarian aid. Can this be true? The BBC Programme “More or Less” investigates the veracity of this claim. Listen to the podcast here … Continue reading

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