Governance of charitable trusts – and how the new Trusts Act 2019 might impact

by Sue Barker6 December 2019 There appears to be a trend in New Zealand at the moment for incorporated societies to restructure as charitable trusts: many incorporated societies appear to be struggling to find sufficient members, and/or to attract those members they do have to attend general meetings. Yet, despite this, many are finding newsletter […]

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Reinvigorating local democracy: a discussion paper by LGNZ – feedback welcome by 15 Dec 2019

Submissions on Local Government NZ’s latest discussion paper Reinvigorating local democracy: The case for localising power and decision-making to councils and communities close on 15 December. You can send your comments and feedback to mike.reid@lgnz.co.nz or send to: Dr Mike Reid Principal Policy Advisor Local Government New Zealand PO Box 1214 Wellington 6011.   Background: […]

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A journey of change and evolution

Parting reflections from Simon Cayley, outgoing Co-Chair Hui E! Trust Board Having completed the two terms allowed under our Trust Deed I finished my time as Co-Chair of Hui E! Community Aotearoa at our AGM held on Monday 21st October.  This brought to a close my involvement with community sector umbrella organisations that has been an exciting journey […]

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Hui E! Annual General Meeting – 21 October

Notice of Annual General MeetingMonday, 21 October 2019 10am-12pmSt Andrews Centre, 30 The Terrace, Wellington Conference Room 1 and 2 (level 2) Nau Mai, Haere Mai. We invite you to Hui E!’s Annual General Meeting on 21 October. This is an opportunity to hear directly from the Hui E! Board on the planned refresh of […]

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New Zealand’s community priorities in the SDG context

Take a visual tour of how the SDGs apply to NZ. We mapped our five community priorities, which we released leading up to the 2017 General Election, with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are the United Nations’ latest development agenda. Different to the Millennium Development Goals, the SDGs have more breath and most importantly […]

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Expressions of Interest sought for the voluntary role of: Australasian Delegate to the Civil Society Mechanism of the UN Committee on World Food Security

Kiaora everyone, check this out!  For those interested in becoming an international grassroots representative for food sovereignty! We look forward to receiving your nominations! Expressions of Interest sought for the voluntary role of: Australasian Delegate to the Civil Society Mechanism of the UN Committee on World Food Security Here is a rare opportunity to work […]

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