Whāinga/ Charitable purposes of Hui E! Community Aotearoa

The Trust’s charitable purposes are to be beneficial to communities in Aotearoa/New Zealand by promoting and strengthening the Sector, and to advance education within and about the Sector through any of the following:

2.1 Te Whakakaha – Strengthening the collective voice of the Sector to build a stronger Aotearoa/New Zealand;

2.2 Te Hāngai – Applying Te Tiriti o Waitangi in the context of the Sector’s work and its contribution to charitable outcomes across Aotearoa;

2.3 Te Whakatairanga – Engaging the Sector as a whole and enhancing its independence and relevance;

2.4 Te Āwhina – Assisting the Sector to work collectively to progress their aspirations and environmental, social, spiritual, cultural and economic well-being;

2.5 Te Whakawhanaungatanga – Creating opportunities for the Sector to connect and learn from each other;

2.6 Te Whakanui – Promoting the unique characteristics and beneficial community impact of the Sector;

2.7 Te Tautoko – Supporting strategic advocacy and leadership development within and on behalf of the Sector to enhance charitable outcomes within Aotearoa;

2.8 Te Tautoko – Supporting Maori self-determination and Tino Rangatiratanga, within the sector;

2.9 Te Whakapuawai – Developing the capacity of the Sector to succeed through meeting shared needs, supporting innovation, and participating in civic affairs;

2.10 Carry out all other acts which the Trust may consider conducive or incidental to the attainment of the charitable purposes set out at clauses 2.1 to 2.9.

Mātāpono / Principles

The Trust is committed, in attaining its purpose, to apply the following principles:

3.1 Te Tiriti o Waitangi must be visible and real in our community and our nation and embedded within our organisation, using a Treaty relationships framework.

3.2 The community sector is an essential contributor to beneficial outcomes in our society.

3.3 As a linked and responsive organisation we are listening, acting, communicating – always engaged in dialogue with the sector, able to move quickly in response to new issues and always with full transparency.