Resource Translations

Published 30 September 2022

We've translated some key resources for charities into nine languages (Te Reo Māori, Cook Islands Māori, Tongan, Samoan, Fijian, Hindi, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Arabic). These resources include information on starting up a charity, completing your Annual Return, registration, officer information, templates and guides. 

Starting up a charity

This resource outlines steps for people who are considering setting up a registered charity.

What you need for registration

Before you apply for registration we recommend reading our pre-application check list.

Information for new officers

This resource is a starting point to help you understand your role as an officer and how you can contribute to governing your charity well.

Completing your Annual Return (Tier 3 and Tier 4)

A guide on how to complete your Annual Return for Tier 3 and Tier 4 charities.

Simple Tier 4 Performance Report Template

The External Reporting Board have created an optional simpler template for small tier 4 charities. This is intended for very small charities who do not engage in any complicated transactions, and do not need to disclose any additional information. 

A Quick guide to the Simple Tier 4 reporting template