Targeted engagement (2021) and stakeholder feedback

Targeted engagement (2021)

In 2021, DIA undertook targeted engagement with stakeholders on work to modernise the Charities Act 2005. Stakeholders included iwi, registered charities, academics, lawyers, accountants, the Core Reference Group, and the Charities Sector Group.

Members of the Core Reference Group are Sue Barker, Dave Henderson, Sai Lealea, and Charmaine Brown.

Core membership of the Charities Sector Group includes representatives from Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, Hui E! Community Aotearoa, NZ Navigator Trust, Philanthropy New Zealand, and Volunteering New Zealand.

Stakeholder feedback (2021)

DIA has released stakeholder feedback on work to modernise the Charities Act. Information from stakeholders was received during phases of targeted engagement in 2021.

Some stakeholders who provided feedback in 2021 also made submissions during public consultation in 2019. The submissions made in 2019 can be viewed here: Public consultation and submissions (2019)

Stakeholder feedback – Part 1 (PDF, 6.3MB)

Includes feedback from the following groups or individuals:

  • Age Concern New Zealand
  • Aston University
  • Awhinui Umanga Trust
  • Blind Low Vision NZ
  • Braemar Charitable Trust
  • Bristol Trust Board

Stakeholder feedback – Part 2 (PDF, 10MB)

Includes feedback from the following groups or individuals:

  • Central Lakes Trust
  • Community Foundations of New Zealand
  • Community Housing Aotearoa
  • CPA Australia
  • Duncan Cotterill
  • Education Benevolent Society

Stakeholder feedback – Part 3 (PDF, 3.8MB)

Includes feedback from the following groups or individuals:

  • Federated Farmers
  • Fundraising Institute of New Zealand
  • Graeme Dingle Foundation
  • Hui E!
  • Institute of Directors
  • Interchurch Bureau
  • JR McKenzie Trust
  • Kate Frykberg

Stakeholder feedback – Part 4 (PDF, 4MB)

Includes feedback from the following groups or individuals:

  • Mark von Dadelszen
  • Mary A. Schnackenberg
  • Medical Assurance Society (MAS)
  • Dr Michael Gousmett
  • Michelle Kitney
  • National Council of Women of New Zealand
  • Ngāi Tahu
  • Ngāti Awa
  • Ngāti Porou
  • Northland Community Foundation
  • Oxfam Aotearoa

Stakeholder feedback – Part 5 (PDF, 1.8MB)

Includes feedback from the following groups or individuals:

  • Philanthropy New Zealand
  • President Friends of Aratakui
  • Public Trust
  • Ross Beaver Memorial Mycological Trust
  • RSM Hayes Audit

Stakeholder feedback – Part 6 (PDF, 4MB)

Includes feedback from the following groups or individuals:

  • Salvation Army
  • Seed the Change
  • Steven Moe
  • Sue Barker

Stakeholder feedback – Part 7 (PDF, 3MB)

Includes feedback from the following groups or individuals:

  • Tessa Vincent
  • The Tindall Foundation
  • Trinity Land Foundation
  • University of Western Australia
  • UpsideDowns Education Trust

Stakeholder feedback – Part 8 (PDF, 2MB)

Includes feedback from the following groups or individuals:

  • Volunteering Hawke’s Bay
  • Waikato Tainui
  • Wayne Francis Charitable Trust
  • Whenua Iti
  • YouthLaw