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Latest in generosity news on topics of interest across New Zealand, in the media and from our regular and guest bloggers

  • Read about Community Foundations in the September edition of Lawtalk, the NZ Law Society's magazine - read the article here
  • Read the article on Community Foundations in Air NZ's Kia Ora magazine, September 2022 - read the article here
  • See Community Foundations featured on TVNZ's Seven Sharp, August 2022 - watch the story here
  • See 'Community Foundations on a fast-track to growth' featured in NZ's Investment News, June 2022 - read the article here

Meaningful conversations about philanthropy

27 Sep 2022

Our article in the latest edition of Lawtalk, the NZ Law Society’s magazine, outlines the options for giving and how lawyers can start a meaningful philanthropy conversation with their clients...

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Generosity - it’s in our genes

13 Sep 2022

I’ll put it out there that Kiwis are a mighty generous bunch, featuring regularly in the top handful of countries for generosity on the World Giving Index, donating circa $4 billion dollars to charitable causes in 2021, and volunteering their time to make a difference...

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A new way of giving

01 Sep 2022

Communities around Aotearoa NZ are set to benefit from the investments of $750 million over the coming years, thanks to the recent growth of Community Foundations in New Zealand. The story of the three founders of a network that is quietly transforming communities in partnership with locals...

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Creating a lasting legacy

29 Aug 2022

Once we’ve accepted the certainty of death it feels easier to move on to the more positive focus of what legacy we will leave...

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Big dreams can happen

26 Aug 2022

‘Big Dreams Can Happen’ is our latest campaign for this September Wills Month. Community Foundations can be a vehicle that can make the big dreams of local people happen, with strategic intent and with longevity...

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Top tips for leaving a charitable gift in your will

18 Aug 2022

New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa. Giving gifts in your will is a sensible way to ensure your legacy remains after you pass....

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