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.
Board statement on Nelson Grey Power Incorporated
View Te Rātā Atawhai, Charities Registration Board's statement on registration of Nelson Grey Power Incorporated.
Board members appointed to Te Rātā Atawhai, the Charities Registration Board
The Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector has made a number of appointments to Te Rāta Atawhai, the Charities Registration Board.
Information on COVID-19 for registered charities
These pages include how we're working, information for registered charities about COVID-19 and how to support registered charities through COVID-19.
Webinar recording: Before you register as a charity
In this webinar recording Charities Services covers what you need to consider before registering as a charity.
New resource for charities: Charity Handbook
This resource has been designed to help you keep track of the information that you need to run your charity.
New blog post - Health and Safety
This blog explains how the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 may apply to your charity.
Video for new officers of registered charities
We have a short video to help new officers of registered charities to understand their role and how to govern their charity well.
Charities’ obligations under the law
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.
Webinar recording: Societies, trusts, companies – which structure is right for your charity?
In this webinar recording Charities Services provides information on the different types of structures a charity can have.
Charities Services can no longer accept cheques
As of 1 June 2021, Charities Services can no longer accept cheques as payment for annual return fees.
New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards 2021 winners announced
The winners and highly commended in the 2021 New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards have been announced.
How does Charities Services handle complaints?
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.
Reviewing the Tier 3 and Tier 4 Standards Blog
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.
Te Rātā Atawhai, Charities Registration Board’s statement on Samoan Independent Seventh Day Adventist Church
The Charities Registration Board has deregistered the Samoan Independent Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Updated advocacy guidance published
We have updated our website guidance on advocacy to reflect the Charities Registration Board's new approach to assessing advocacy.