CFNZ Conference Programme 2022

CFNZ Conference Programme
May 10-12 2022

Theme: Growing Community Impact - Whakaaweawe tē hāpori
Venue: Cliftons Conference Centre, Level 28/100 Willis St, Wellington


THANK YOU to our members and supporters who made our 2022 conference such a success! See our reflections on our national hui here.




Tuesday May 10th

1:00pm-5:00pm - Leadership Workshop - 'Us - Stronger Together'

1:00-2:00pm - "Us together" - marketing planning, as a Community Foundation and as a network - workshop session led by Nick Thompson and Eleanor Cater, CFNZ and including Monique Baldwin, Communications Advisor, The Tindall Foundation.

2:15-3:15pm - "Us improving" - co-creation workshop on National Standards for Community Foundations - workshop session led by CFNZ

Afternoon Tea

3:45-5:00pm - "Us as community leaders" - workshop session facilitated by Kelvyn Eglinton, Momentum Waikato Community Foundation and including Lani Evans, Head of Te Rourou, Vodafone Aotearoa Foundation and Alice Montague, CE of Clare Foundation.


    2:00pm-5:00pm - Network Trustees meeting

    Covering governance themes including networking, investments and Community Foundation sustainability.


    5-6pm Welcome Reception (own arrangements evening)

    Proudly sponsored by

    https://craigsip.com/


    Conference Day 1 - Wednesday May 11th

    From 8:15am - Arrival and coffee

    8:50am - Mihi whakatau - Dr. Taku Parai, kaumātua Ngāti Toa

    9:00am - Opening by Hon. Priyanca Radhakrishnan, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities, Minister for Youth.

    9:20am - Setting the scene for the next 2 days – CFNZ Chair Raymond Key and Executive Director Arron Perriam

    10:00am - Morning tea

    Proudly sponsored by:

    10:30am - Exploring the 'F' word - research-based session on what makes a Great Fundraising Organisation - a high level session for trustees and senior management - Fiona McPhee, CEO Philanthropy and Fundraising Australia-NZ

    12pm - 'One Bright Idea' - 6 Community Foundations present one innovation/idea for the network - facilitated by Eleanor Cater, CFNZ

    12:30pm Lunch

    1:30pm - Ki te Hoe framework: authentic partnerships and understanding how to support Māori aspirations - Haimona Waititi, Tūmanako Consultants

    2:30pm - Break for coffee

    3:00pm - Why businesses can no longer ignore purpose and planet, and what this means for Community Foundations - Amy Carter, The Christchurch Foundation

    3:30pm - Deep dive sessions:

    i) Practical ways fundraising expertise can be applied to Community Foundations' work, Fiona McPhee, CEO Philanthropy and Fundraising Australia-NZ, with input from senior fundraisers across the network

    ii) Great governance amplifying impact - Mele Wendt, Ranei Wineera-Parai, Craig Fisher, Steven Moe - facilitated by Arron Perriam, CFNZ

    5:00pm - Day finish

    6:30pm - CFNZ Dinner, The Wellington Club, Level 4, 88 The Terrace
    Dinner speaker: Gavin Larsen - a bit about Community Foundations and a bit about cricket!
    Our dinner is proudly supported by:

    Note: dinner bookings are included in your conference fee, a cash bar will be operating.




    Conference Day 2 - Thursday May 12th

    9:00am - Disruption, distractions and diversity - our future or our failure - Arron Perriam, CFNZ

    9:30am - 2022 and future investment trends in the market - Mark Lister, Head of Private Wealth, Craigs Investment Partners (includes Q&A)

    10:15am - Morning tea

    Proudly sponsored by:

    10:45am -'One Bright Idea' - 6 Community Foundations present one innovation/idea for the network - facilitated by Eleanor Cater, CFNZ

    11:15am - Exploring investment and distribution policies - what is unique about the CF model and the latest research - Peter Verhaart, Nikau Foundation

    12:15pm - Lunch

    1:15pm - 'One Bright Idea' - 5 Community Foundations present one innovation/idea for the network - facilitated by Eleanor Cater, CFNZ

    1:45pm - Breakout sessions and discussion groups:

    i) A practical exploration of how to progress your journey utilising the Ki Te Hoe framework - Haimona Waititi and Kate Frykberg, Tūmanako Consultants

    ii) Finding operational funding - it's everyone's business - facilitated by Raymond Key, Wakatipu Community Foundation

    iii) Impact investing - utilising our assets to do even more good - facilitated by Jamie Newth, Soul Capital

    iv) Media and PR opportunities - why ours is simply a great story to tell - facilitated by Rachel Roberts, Outlook Media and Tim Dorrian, Aro Digital

    3pm Quick break for coffee

    3:15pm - Leading with stories to add the 'wow' factor - Jehan Casinader, award-winning journalist and keynote speaker

    4:15pm - Big wrap up

    4:30pm - Finish


    Thank you to our strategic partners The Tindall Foundation and Craigs Investment Partners for supporting our annual conference.