Category Archives: Administration

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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Beyond the Sausage Sizzle: Five Fundraising Tips For Kiwi Charities

“One of the best things about New Zealand is the generosity and egalitarian spirit of our people.  New Zealand is the second most charitable country in the world, according to a recent report by the Charities Aid Foundation.  Around 400,000 New … Continue reading

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How Well Is Your Board Managing its Scarcest Resource?

An article published in the Better Board website poses the above question. The article  by Brodie Woodland “starts: “As a board, the time spent together in meetings is scarce and managing it well is important for your productivity, director engagement and … Continue reading

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Free IT advice for Auckland not-for-profits

“To celebrate Infoxchange’s  recent expansion in Auckland, TechSoup New Zealand are partnering with them as they offer Auckland-based not-for-profit organisations a free hour of strategic IT advice … ” Open only to NFPs based in Auckland and only available until … Continue reading

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Having trouble downloading documents from Charities Services’ website?

Our consultant recently tried to download a charity’s constitution (in pdf format) from the DIA Charities Services website. The document was unreadable:This problem had not previously been experienced and pdf’s from other sources (including government websites) download without any problems. The … Continue reading

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NFPs’ funding concerns increase

The publishing of the press release on this page does not represent endorsement (or otherwise) of any views expressed. The copyright of the publisher and sites to which we link is acknowledged. NFPs’ funding concerns increase: report Grant Thornton Press … Continue reading

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NZTA asks: Is XRB Reporting suffocating smaller Charities?

The NZ Trustees Association (NZTA) in their latest newsletter ask “Is XRB Reporting suffocating smaller Charities”? The newsletter starts: “This is the first year for Charities to provide XRB based Performance Reporting. XRB Reporting and the lifiting of the bar … Continue reading

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Is XRB Reporting suffocating smaller Charities

The NZ Trustees Association (NZTA) in their latest newsletter ask “Is XRB Reporting suffocating smaller Charities”? The newsletter starts: “This is the first year for Charities to provide XRB based Performance Reporting. XRB Reporting and the lifiting of the bar … Continue reading

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Inland Revenue consultation on donee organisations

Inland Revenue is currently consulting on an issues paper on donee organisations.  When a person makes a donation to a donee organisation, they can generally claim a tax credit for that donation. The issues paper examines the donee organisation requirements … Continue reading

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Charities Amendment Bill

Media release – NZ Government – Select Committee Office – 16 June 2016 Charities Amendment Bill The Government Administration Committee is seeking submissions on the Charities Amendment Bill. The closing date for submissions is Friday 29 July 2016. The amendments … Continue reading

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Odd Shoe Day – 4 November 2016

Odd Shoe Day – 4th November Would You Like to Participate? During Postnatal Depression Awareness week is “Odd Shoe Day” on the 4th November where you can make a gold coin donation and wear odd shoes for the day to … Continue reading

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