A new independent three-person Board has been appointed to make decisions about registering or deregistering charities. The members of the new Charities Registration Board are Roger Miller (chair), Caren Rangi, and Kirikaiahi Mahutariki.
Mr Miller is a Wellington lawyer and Registered Trustee, whose specialisations include trust law and governance. He chairs the Scots College Foundation and the Porirua City Council Community Services Board and is a trustee of Performing Arts Foundation of New Zealand.
Caren Rangi is a chartered accountant and audit specialist from Napier. Ms Rangi has extensive community governance experience and is currently a board member of the Broadcasting Commission (NZ On Air) and a trustee of the Eastern and Central Community Trust.
Kirikaiahi Mahutariki is a Wellington lawyer with experience in taxation, Treaty settlements and iwi governance. Ms Mahutariki is active in the Māori legal community, Wellington rugby league and international indigenous networks.