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LeadMe Launch

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 2:43 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering NZ (VNZ) is proud to announce the release of LeadMe , an innovative new digital tool to assist leaders of volunteers to be more effective in their roles. More >>

Volunteers, This One’s for You!

Sunday, 17 June 2018, 11:17 am | Volunteering New Zealand

National Volunteer Week 2018 is on this week. It’s a time to recognise and celebrate the 1.2 million Kiwis throughout the country who give their time, skills and goodwill to helping their communities. More >>

Volunteering NZ Chief Executive Departing 20 July 2018

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 12:13 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering NZ Chief Executive, Scott Miller, has announced his resignation, effective Friday, 20 July 2018. More >>

Volunteering NZ Seeks To Improve Tax Benefits For Volunteers

Monday, 30 April 2018, 5:17 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand made a submission to the Tax Working Group (on 30 April 2018) regarding making changes to the tax system to benefit volunteers and volunteering. A key recommendation is to give real consideration to the implementation of a ‘Volunteer ... More >>

Work Experience Before You Graduate - Student Volunteer Week

Monday, 16 April 2018, 10:56 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Today marks the start of Student Volunteer Week (SVW) 2018. Throughout this week, volunteer centres, universities and schools across New Zealand will host a variety of events and awareness-raising activities that will help connect skilled and willing ... More >>

VNZ Recognises time is now this International Women's Day

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 6:51 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Gender equality is vital to flourishing communities. Which is why this International Women’s Day, Volunteering New Zealand supports the thousands of volunteers across New Zealand using actions to speak louder than words. More >>

Volunteering NZ a finalist in charity technology awards

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 11:14 am | Volunteering New Zealand

The InvolveMe Tool released by Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) in July 2017 has been selected as a finalist in the New Zealand Charities Technology Awards 2018. More >>

Better volunteering outcomes for recent migrants

Monday, 19 February 2018, 11:58 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) has secured funding to deliver a nationwide programme of work that aims to deliver better volunteering outcomes for recent migrants. More >>

Reflecting on a Year of Volunteering

Monday, 4 December 2017, 9:38 am | Volunteering New Zealand

The end of the year is often a time for reflection on our progress and achievements. It is fitting, then, that International Volunteer Day (IV Day) is held each year on 5 December. IV Day is the ideal opportunity to recognise and reward the 1.2 million ... More >>

VNZ recognises International Volunteer Managers Day

Saturday, 4 November 2017, 3:05 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Managers of volunteers, the people responsible for ensuring many of New Zealand’s workforce of 1.2m volunteers have as great an impact as possible will be celebrated on nationwide on Sunday, 5 November during International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMD). More >>

VNZ marks International Day of Democracy

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:35 am | Volunteering New Zealand

New Zealanders are facing an exciting month, as 2017 General Election is drawing near. While the excitement for the upcoming election continues to rise, International Day of Democracy on 15 September is sure to give us a welcome opportunity to reflect ... More >>

Political Parties Respond to Volunteering NZ

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 4:27 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering, like voting, is an opportunity to exercise our democratic citizenship. More >>

VNZ Releases InvolveMe

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:31 pm | Volunteer New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is pleased to release ‘InvolveMe’ a free online tool designed to help strengthen the effort of our nation’s 1.2 million volunteers. More >>

Our Week to Recognise our 1.2 Million Volunteer Workforce

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 5:40 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

National Volunteer Week is here! It’s a week to recognise and celebrate the efforts of 1.2 million kiwis who volunteer their time for the good of our communities and nation. More >>

2016 State of Volunteering in New Zealand Report Released

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 1:47 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand releases the results of its second inaugural survey on the State of Volunteering in New Zealand report today, providing the sector with some telling insights. More >>

VNZ recognises NZ's environmental volunteers

Sunday, 4 June 2017, 2:03 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Today on World Environment Day, Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) recognises the value of people who contribute their time in protecting and sustaining Earth’s resources. More >>

VNZ Applauds Increase to Support for Volunteering Fund

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 3:49 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) applauds the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Hon Alfred Ngaro following his announcement earlier today to double the Support for Volunteering Fund. More >>

Volunteering Helps to End Hunger

Saturday, 27 May 2017, 8:17 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Did you go to bed hungry last night? In New Zealand, about 40 per cent of New Zealand households go hungry, skip meals or scrimp on ingredients because they are not "food secure". Or put another way, one in nine people in the world today (795 million) ... More >>

Student Volunteer Week

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 2:47 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

The Student Volunteer Expo at Canterbury University yesterday aimed to profile volunteer opportunities to students. Exhibitors comprised 25 community organisations in the Canterbury region which are seeking volunteers. Many expressed how delighted they ... More >>

VNZ Applauds Finding on ACC Coverage for Quake Volunteer

Monday, 1 May 2017, 3:29 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand and the wider volunteering sector welcome news this morning that an Auckland District Court judge has awarded ACC coverage to a volunteer as a result of a mental injury sustained during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. More >>

 

 

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