Category Archives: Seminars, Workshops, Training

Free webinars for non-profits announced

“For those working to make a difference in an increasingly competitive Aotearoa, these kete from Community Research offer community sector expertise, resources, evidence and data to inspire you and inform you  … upcoming Winter 2016 Community Research Webinars!” – Community Research Webinars are offered between 28 … Continue reading

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Women in Governance

(updated) Women on Boards and Governance New Zealand have announced that applications are open for the 2016 Women in Governance Awards and close on Tuesday 31 May 2016 “This programme recognises and celebrates innovation, excellence, creativity and commitment to diversity by organisations and … Continue reading

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On-line Governance Training Courses offered

In collaboration with Gail Munro of Governance Strategies Ltd, Xperts Ltd have developed an introductory governance skills training package designed specifically for volunteers, based around gathering together online groups, who then study, share experiences and learn from each other and the tutor … Continue reading

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Revision of Incorporated Societies Act 1908 – submissions and seminars

Updated 14 March 2016 Over the past few years, the Law Commission has undertaken a comprehensive review of the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 and has reported to the Government proposing a significant updating of the legislation.  The Government has accordingly developed a draft Bill which … Continue reading

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NFP governance training from the Institute of Directors – courses for 2016

Updated The Institute of Directors are committed to providing on-going training within the NFP sector. Throughout the year there are training courses specifically tailored to NFP’s. See the outline schedule below. Content covered Governance, legal and regulatory framework essentials Board … Continue reading

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Leveraging the Cloud for your NFP

THIS SEMINAR HAS NOW COMPLETED RSM announce a complimentary seminar: LEVERAGING THE CLOUD FOR YOUR NFP Wednesday 25 November 2015     4:30pm-7:30pm “Organisations are often looking for new and better ways of doing things.  The advent of cloud computing, specialist service … Continue reading

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FINZ – 360 Degree Not-for-Profit Training Days 2015

THESE WORKSHOPS HAVE NOW BEEN COMPLETED View calendar of fundraising events for 2016   These Training Days aim to help smaller nonprofits and community organisations with limited budgets up-skill at a highly affordable rate. “These one-day events will help you learn … Continue reading

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Governance Training from Governance NZ

“Governance New Zealand Inc., (formerly Chartered Secretaries New Zealand Inc.), is New Zealand’s leading independent professional body with a sole focus on the practice of governance and is dedicated to providing leadership in the areas of governance, compliance and risk … Continue reading

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New reporting standards – helpful videos and booklet for Tier 4 charities

Charities Services has produced three short videos about the new reporting standards for Tier 4 charities — that is, charities with annual operating payments under $125,000. The videos are based on workshops that began in early March and which will run until … Continue reading

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Seminar Announced – A new Act for Incorporated Societies

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN COMPLETED RSM Hayes Audit have announced a seminar on forthcoming changes for Incorporated Societies. The seminars are being held on 31 March 2015  in Auckland and 1 April in Wellington and are principally aimed at National Organisations … Continue reading

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Update: Accounting Requirements for Registered Charities

Searching for information on the new accounting requirements for Registered NZ Charities? Try these posts on this site: Helpful Videos New Statutory audit and review requirements Workshops in 2015    

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Financial reporting for charities

Reporting workshops announced New reporting requirements for registered charities become mandatory from 1 April 2015. (See full details on the DIA Charities Services website here  (updated 2 April 2015)) See also Helpful videos and booklet for Tier 4 charities (updated 12 April 2015) Building … Continue reading

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