The Tamarack Collective Impact Summit

By Auckland North Community and Development:   The Tamarack Collective Impact Summit, Vancouver BC, September 28 – October 2, 2015. More than 250 delegates from around the world attended the 2015 Collective Impact Summit in Vancouver. Yvonne Powley, an Executive Officer with Auckland North Community and Development, went to the CIS 2015 with three primary questions: Does Collective […]

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Launch of Play Kindly App

Launch of Play Kindly App: to help Pacific parents and prospective Pacific parents respond appropriately and effectively to aggressive behaviour in young children.   ‘Play Kindly’ is an animated App game developed from Dr Esther Cowley-Malcolm’s PhD thesis at Victoria University in 2013. The research has since been translated into a collaborative project with Oscar Kightley […]

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The Sustainable Development Goals: Next Steps

Useful resources regarding the Sustainable Development Goals, provided by The Council for International Development. More information about the goals in relation to New Zealand can be found here at www.oursdgs.nz.   The Sustainable Development Goals: The Next Steps for New Zealand The 17 Sustainable Development Goals: New Zealand and Pacific Focused

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Launched: The What Works website

Launched last week by Community Research, the What Works website is a brand new, NGO-friendly website to help your evidence your results. It’s a treasure trove of tools, case studies and resources to help you develop an outcomes framework, select tools for gathering data, to know and show the difference your organisation makes.   What […]

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Incorporated Societies and Non-Charitable Trusts: The Forgotten Children in the New Financial Reporting Regimes

By Grant Thornton New Zealand Ltd.   Over the last year we’ve been very proactive about discussing the new financial reporting regime, its impacts, the process, the decisions, the frameworks, and all of the positives and negatives in between. As we’ve been working through the various permutations that are possible with clients, a number of […]

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Who’s New Zealand’s real rich?

By Geoff Simmons. To see the original article, click here.   Over the weekend Max Rashbrooke’s latest book Wealth and New Zealand was released, giving a rare insight into the wealth of New Zealanders. We don’t see this sort of information very often because of lack of data. Because we tax some forms of cash […]

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Our Watch: National framework for prevention of violence against women and their children

No country in the world has a national, evidence-based road map to prevent violence against women and their children in a coordinated way. Our Watch partnered with VicHealth and ANROWS to create Change the story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. Ending violence against women and […]

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Hui E! and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Hui E! has written to all Ministers highlighting the specific areas of the SDGs that are relevant to their particular portfolios. There are 17 overarching Goals and 169 specific areas where UN member states will have to set domestic targets. In the letters we are emphasising the expectation, spelled out in the signed goals, that […]

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