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Blog post - 25 July 2018

Sports and charity: Rules of the game

Blog post - 17 July 2018

Upcoming tax changes that might affect your charity

Blog post - 20 June 2018

What charities need to know about the New Zealand Business Number

National Volunteer Week

This week we celebrate National Volunteer Week which runs until Saturday 23 June 2018.

Review of the Charities Act 2005

The Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector has announced a review of the Charities Act 2005.

Update on Sea Shepherd New Zealand from the Independent Charities Registration Board

In a decision dated 28 May 2018 the independent Charities Registration Board (the “Board”) determined that Sea Shepherd New Zealand Trust (the “Trust”

Update on Save Animals From Exploitation from the Independent Charities Registration Board

In a decision dated 19 April 2018 the independent Charities Registration Board directed that Save Animals From Exploitation

Blog post - 6 April 2018

Social enterprise and charity

Update on Greenpeace of New Zealand Incorporated from the Independent Charities Registration Board

In its decision dated 21 March 2018 the independent Charities Registration Board has decided to decline Greenpeace’s application to be a registered ch

New Blog Post - 14 February 2018

Ending a charity - what to do with what's left

Reminder that rules documents must be followed

In March 2015, following an investigation by Charities Services, the Glenn Family Foundation Charitable Trust removed itself from the New Zealand...

Update on Destiny International Trust and Te Hahi o Nga Matamua Holdings Limited from the independent Charities Registration Board

The independent Charities Registration Board has decided to remove Destiny International Trust and Te Hahi o Nga Matamua Holdings Limited from the Cha

2017 Charities Services Annual Meeting

More than 200 people gathered in Wellington on 2 November 2017 to attend Charities Services’ Annual Meeting.

Blog post - 24 October 2017

Lessons on compliance through case reports

New blog post - 16 October 2017

What charities need to know about spam

Update on Family First New Zealand from the Independent Charities Registration Board

In its decision dated 21 August 2017 the independent Charities Registration Board has decided to remove Family First New Zealand from the Charities...

New blog post - 17 July 2017

Upcoming Election – things to think about as a charity

Registered Charities' Volunteers and Volunteer Hours

In celebration of volunteer week (18-24 June), here is some data on registered charities' volunteers and volunteer hours

Blog post - 2 June 2017

Is being registered with Charities Services still right for your organisation?

Update on Family First New Zealand

In April 2013 the Independent Charities Registration Board made a decision to remove Family First New Zealand from the...