Category Archives: Administration

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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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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