Latest news

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

  • Listen to Dr Claire Routley interviewed on National Radio about shaping personal legacies and community foundations - listen to the interview here
  • Research shows how a simple legal conversation can change the world - read our article in the September 2023 edition of NZ Law Society Magazine Lawtalk - read the article here
  • Kiwi generosity is shifting towards local legacies - read the article here

Activate Impact - 2023 conference

28 Sep 2023

Our sector conference was held from September 19-20 2023 in Wellington. With this year's theme being 'Activate Impact' the lineup included a cross section of thought leaders from Aotearoa NZ and around the world....

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Name change and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi

26 Sep 2023

In a move that reflects a genuine commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Community Foundations of New Zealand is proud to announce a change to its identity...

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A simple legal conversation can change the world

17 Sep 2023

Research from across the world points to a pivotal moment where lawyers and estate planners have influence over estate planning conversations; a moment which is becoming hard to ignore...

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Where there’s a will, there’s a way (to give back)

11 Sep 2023

For those who want to use their will to do good in a strategic and long-lasting way, the community foundation model is worth a look...

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Giving back to your local community forever

04 Sep 2023

Sir Stephen Tindall is a name that is synonymous with community, financial growth and giving and he was inspired when he discovered the unique community foundation giving model in the USA over 20 years ago...

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Kiwis love to leave their legacy locally

28 Aug 2023

A rise in localism, coupled with a rise in will-making across the world, has seen a lift in the number of legacy gifts New Zealanders are leaving in their wills. Today, the New Zealand community foundations’ network has over 650 confirmed legacy gifts, all to be invested for the benefit of local communities...

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