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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...

2016 Public Trust and Confidence Survey

Since 2008, biennial surveys have been conducted to measure the levels of public trust and confidence in the charitable sector.

Blog post - 6 April 2017

Exchange and Non-Exchange Revenue (Part 3) – Disclosures

Blog Post - 15 March 2017

Exchange and Non-Exchange Revenue (Part 2) – When to recognise it

Charities Services is now on Facebook!

We can now we keep you up to date with information of interest to registered charities and the not-for-profit sector through our Facebook page.

Blog post - 27 February 2017

Exchange or Non-Exchange – which is it?

Responses to questions from the Annual Meeting

Charities Services received a number of questions before and during the Annual Meeting. We have provided detailed responses.

10 years of the Charities Register

Today marks 10 years since the first charity was registered in New Zealand!

Blog post - 30 January 2017

Debunking deregistration myths with data

Blog post - 21 December 2016

Accounting and Auditing Fees

Registered Charities Helping Earthquake Struck Areas

View our list of registered charities contributing to the recent earthquake relief efforts in Kaikoura and other regions.

Blog post - 6 December 2016

How the Charities Registration Board makes decisions

New Annual Reporting Guides for Tier 3 and Tier 4 Charities

Two new Guides on how to report annually to Charities Services for Tier 3 and Tier 4 charities have been published.