These pages include how we're working, information for registered charities about COVID-19 and how to support registered charities through COVID-19.
In this webinar recording Charities Services covers what you need to consider before registering as a charity.
This resource has been designed to help you keep track of the information that you need to run your charity.
This blog explains how the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 may apply to your charity.
We have a short video to help new officers of registered charities to understand their role and how to govern their charity well.
We have published a new page on our website that outlines the different legal duties that apply to charities in addition to the Charities Act 2005.
In this webinar recording Charities Services provides information on the different types of structures a charity can have.
As of 1 June 2021, Charities Services can no longer accept cheques as payment for annual return fees.
The winners and highly commended in the 2021 New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards have been announced.
Our latest blog post looks at how Charities Services handles complaints and what happens when complaints lead to investigations.
We have published a new page on our website about research into charities.
The External Reporting Board (XRB) has written a blog on Reviewing the Tier 3 and Tier 4 Standards. Find out how you can give your feedback.
The Charities Registration Board has deregistered the Samoan Independent Seventh Day Adventist Church.
We have updated our website guidance on advocacy to reflect the Charities Registration Board's new approach to assessing advocacy.
This blog explains the changes to the Trusts Act that affect charitable trusts. It covers what you need to know about the Act and what you need to do
Recording of speeches and the Q&A session from this year's annual meeting is now available.
Has your charity done a great job on your financial reporting? Your efforts could be recognised in the 2021 New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards.
This guest blog was written by Dr Cherrie Yang, a judge for the 2020 New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards. She reflects on good charity reporting.
Charities Services presented a webinar on 3 November 2020 for Tier 4 charities. A recording of that webinar and a list of resources are now available.
We recently released the Charities Services 2019/2020 Annual Review.