Category Archives: Registration

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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Free accounting assistance for registered charities on 1 May

THIS OFFER IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. DIA Charities are offering registered charities accounting assistance at their Manukau Office on 1 May 2018. Appointments are required (see registration link below). The notice from DIA Charities reads:  “Does your registered charity need some help … 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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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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Conflicts of Interest and Registering as a Charity

Charities Services publish a series of blogs. The first dealt with Conflicts of Interest and Related Parties, the second looks at Conflicts of Interest in more detail. Follow the links above to read them on the Charities Services website.

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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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Charities Services – Updated Reporting Standards

DIA Charities Services have just published some guidance about the revised requirements of the Annual Return Continue reading

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Who can help me to register my non-profit?

Your lawyer will be able to assist – for a fee – or have a look at this website.

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