Posts Tagged ‘Jo Goodhew’

Its national Volunteer week Comments 0

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

National Volunteer Week (Sunday 16 to Saturday 22 June) is the largest celebration of volunteering in New Zealand.  Save the Children New Zealand thanks its hundreds of volunteers for their loyal and terrific contribution. Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew today called on New Zealanders to take part in a New Zealand celebration of Read more

Labour’s Louisa Wall criticises charities’ accountability Comments 0

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Labour’s charity spokeswoman, Louisa Wall, and Christchurch charity expert Dr Michael Gousmett have criticised the lack of accountability of subsidised charitable organisations. Under the existing law charitable organisations are allowed tax relief, and receive subsidies with no public benefit test holding them to account. Gousmett says that while charities must make their financial accounts publicly Read more