Category Archives: NEWS

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

Facebook page of Not-for-profit.org.nz Continue reading

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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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Global Trends in Giving Report

The 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is now available. The first edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report is now available.  Stated as being “An annual report that examines the impact of technology, gender, generation, and ideology upon … Continue reading

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On-line application for grant making bodies

Can online systems really make a difference to the efficiency of grant-making organisations?     Website developers CustomD believe so! A website and state-of-the-art online application form and review system was recently developed by the company for Inspire Foundation. CustomD say … Continue reading

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Annual Reporting Standards for Registered NZ Charities

DIA Charities Services advise that under the new reporting standards, Tier 3 and Tier 4 charities are required to produce a Performance Report every year as part of the Annual Return process.  Charities Services advise that they are holding a series … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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