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

Good governance matters

10 Mar 2020

Community Foundations have a bit of a unique role in communities. We operate with one foot in the charity sector and the other in the philanthropy sector. Our key roles include...

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Ensuring maximum returns to the community

03 Mar 2020

When Trust Porirua chose to transfer their $5.5 million fund to Nikau Foundation to manage in October 2018, we made a commitment to ensuring maximum returns to the community...

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New research on giving

25 Feb 2020

The long-awaited NZ Support Report by JBWere and Philanthropy New Zealand is out this week and it includes some really interesting research on giving trends across Aotearoa New Zealand...

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Give and Get Back

14 Feb 2020

With the end of the fiscal year right around the corner, many people like to consider their giving plans. At this time of year we remind generous locals that a donation to the community before 31 March will be eligible for a 33.3% tax credit...

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Whakaari and the generosity of the global village

30 Jan 2020

Response to the tragedy that unfolded on December 9th upon Whakaari / White Island has been incredibly heart-warming. When it comes to adversity, the generosity of our global village is paving the way forward..

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Generosity shaping our local communities

23 Jan 2020

With 17 Community Foundations across Aotearoa NZ most people in our country have the ability to give back to their community in a strategic way that will support the causes they are most passionate about, forever...

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