Category Archives: NEWS

GDPR and NZ NonProfits

The GDPR and how it affects not-for-profit organisations and charities in New Zealand. Continue reading

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Review of the Charities Act 2005 – updated post

24 MAY 2018 In February this year, the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Hon Peeni Henare, announced new plans to review the Charities Act 2005. (See original post below). In a media release published 24 May, entitled “Ensuring a fit … Continue reading

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Workshops, Seminars, Other training, & Events

NFP Governance Basics – workshop offered SELECTED EVENTS See also the Events Calendar Meetings, Minutes and Resolutions. 9am to noon. Auckland (15 August), Christchurch (16 Oct), Wellington (17 Oct), Auckland (18 Oct).  GovernanceNZ <details> AuSAE Networking Lunch  – Incorporated Societies & … Continue reading

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Scholarship offered for Accountants

Professional accounting body CPA Australia is a global organisation that provides a pathway to being professionally qualified as an accountant. CPA Australia have recently introduced a full scholarship for any accountants working in the Not for Profit space in NZ.  Up … Continue reading

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NFP Governance Basics – workshop offered

Have you just appointed a number of new members to your board/committee? Does your governing body need some refresher training? Have you been appointed to a committee or board but feel that you need some training in the basics? Following a … Continue reading

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Free training offered to non-profits

From time to time, NFP Resource receives offers (etc) which we feel may be of interest to the NonProfit community. One such offer is detailed below. NFP Resource has no connection with the author or the program. From Jacki Rowles … Continue reading

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NFP Newsletter

Please visit this page to view our recent newsletters.  Subscribe to receive our monthly updates  The newsletter is normally published on the last day of the month. The newsletter is not published for the month of January. The deadline is 25th … Continue reading

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High Level NFP Accounting Seminar

The CAGTR (Centre for Governance Accounting and Taxation Research,  Victoria University, Wellington) in association with the XRB are running a Seminar on Thursday, 8 February 2018 from 5.30 – 7.00pm. The seminar is entitled: “Not-For-Profit Accounting: The International Challenge – … 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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NFP is now on Facebook

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Wellington Security Big Day Out 2017

We recently heard of a company (SafeStack) which (they say) “helps tiny companies all the way to large MNCs improve their IT security posture.  However, we have found that many small companies, non-profits and charities, in particular, need security but don’t … Continue reading

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The Essential Guide to Planning a Fundraising Event

We have recently become aware of an on-line publication which provides some useful tips and hints about running fundraising events.  The Essential Guide to Planning a Fundraising Event is written from a British viewpoint but much of the information and … Continue reading

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