Second COVID-19 update for the Community Sector in Aotearoa New Zealand

As we navigate through this difficult and constantly shifting time together, we are seeing communities rally to support each other in creative and safe ways, community organisations collaborating, and everybody sharing tips and tools on how to get through. In this pānui, we’ve have included the latest updates, links and resources relevant specifically to charities […]

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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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General Election 2017 Ngā Take Whakahirahira a Hapori – Community Priorities

Click here to open the report: HuiE! Election 2017 report Ngā Take Whakahirahira a Hapori – Community Priorities in the upcoming election Every community organisation has goals unique to the communities and people for which it advocates. In its General Election Report released today, Hui E! Community Aotearoa identifies community-wide issues that appear between community sector […]

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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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Presentations from the Hui in Auckland, 27 March, and Wellington, 13 April

Geoff Connor of Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Geoff.Connor@mbie.govt.nz gave an update on progress with planned changes to the Incorporated Societies Act 1908. Geoff also presented at the Hui in Wellington. Paul Dunphy of Akina Foundation paul.dunphy@akina.org.nz gave an introduction to Social Enterprise, and identified opportunities for community sector people to join the social enterprise […]

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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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