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Resource Translations

We've translated some key resources for charities into nine languages. To find out more click here.

Charities Amendment Bill introduced

The Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Priyanca Radhakrishnan, has introduced the Charities Amendment Bill to the House.

Proposed changes to the Tier 3 and Tier 4 Standards webinar series

The recordings for the two part webinar series on the proposed changes to the Tier 3 and Tier 4 Standards are now available

Incorporated Societies Act webinar series

The recordings for the two part webinar series on the new Incorporated Societies Act are now available

Family First Supreme Court decision

Read the Supreme Court's decision on Family First here.

Update on the Charities Act 2005

The Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Priyanca Radhakrishnan, has announced changes to the Charities Act. Read about the changes here.

Our Contact Centre is temporarily unavailable

Our Contact Centre is unavailable. If you want to get in touch, please email us at info@charities.govt.nz or click here for more information.

Registration Decision: Enhanced Future Charitable Trust

Read the Charities Registration Board's statement and decision on the application by Enhanced Future Charitable Trust.

Blog: It's your first Audit, what do you need to file?

Our latest blog is out! It gives useful information for charities who may require Audits or Reviews.

Donations page updated

We have updated our donations page to include information on donating to charities and donating as a charity.

Our Contact Centre currently unavailable

Our Contact Centre currently unavailable, click here for more information.

Registration Decision: New Zealand Entrepreneurs Rescue (NZER)

Read the Charities Registration Board's statement and decision on the application by New Zealand Entrepreneurs Rescue (NZER).

Response to Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai eruption and tsunami

Information on safely supporting charities who are responding to the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai eruption and tsunami

2022 New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards

Has your charity done a great job on your financial reporting? Your efforts could be recognised in the 2022 New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards!

Reporting thresholds are changing

This information will help you understand the recent changes to the statutory thresholds and how this may affect you.

Charities Services Annual Meeting recordings

We've just published the recordings of our 2021 Annual Meeting. You can now watch the speeches, the Q&A session or the full event.

Charities Services 2020/2021 Annual Review

We've released our 2020/2021 Annual Review. It goes into detail about the work we've done in last year and our goals for the upcoming year.

Board Statement on The Self-Sovereignty Faith

View Te Rātā Atawhai, the Charities Registration Board's statement on The Self-Sovereignty Faith.

Charity Fraud Awareness Week 2021

Charity Fraud Awareness Week runs from 18 - 22 October. Learn how you can prevent, detect and respond to fraud committed against charities here.

Read our new blog post: Being flexible with your rules

Learn how your rules can give you the flexibility to meet and make decisions remotely where it's not possible or safe to meet in person.