Posts Tagged ‘Charities Services’

New charities law reduces admin, demands transparent funding

Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Parliament’s newly passed charities law expects more transparency over funding, fewer administration requirements and an easier appeals process. Increased powers have been given to Charities Services – the sector administrator – and to the Charities Registration Board. Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Priyanca Radhakrishnan says New Zealand’s 28,000 or so registered charities make a great Read more

Charities employs nearly 100,000 people in New Zealand

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

According to the most recent annual returns provided to the Charities Service, registered charities employ nearly 100,000 people – comparable to the agriculture, forestry and fishing industries combined. The sector collectively manages  $65b in assets Maria Robertson is the deputy chief executive at Internal Affairs who has responsibility for the Charities Service. She says that Read more

Charities regulator risks becoming censor

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Charities Services has confirmed it will analyse the Destiny Church’s tax-free status and see if its guilty of breaching the Charities Act. If anything is uncovered a full investigation will then be carried out. But stripping Destiny Church of its charity status risks turning Charities Services into a censor, a charity law expert says. To Read more