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Kia Tutahi fails its first test

Friday, 12 August 2011, 1:23 pm | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

“Last week along with many others we signed the Government’s high level Kia Tūtahi Standing Together Relationship Accord in good faith to state our commitment to a strong, joint community-Government relationship. Yet we find that on the same day ... More >>

Government funded services – who’s responsible?

Tuesday, 5 October 2010, 5:29 pm | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

“Community organisations which contract to provide services are in an incredibly vulnerable position” says Tina Reid, Executive Director of the New Zealand Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations. More >>

Social Sector Transformation Part of the Answer

Thursday, 20 May 2010, 5:50 pm | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

The 2010 Budget shows the Government has a strong commitment to innovative social development which will help in the future but the disparity between rich and poor is still a challenge that needs to be addressed now, according to members of ComVoices, ... More >>

Voluntary Sector welcomes dialogue on funding

Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 10:32 am | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

Community and voluntary sector organisations are looking forward to working with the Government on the detail of how it will fund social services in the future. Members of ComVoices, an independent network of Tangata Whenua, and community and voluntary ... More >>

Community and Voluntary Sector welcome tax changes

Thursday, 24 September 2009, 11:37 am | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

Tax legislation passed this week promise significant benefits for the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector. More >>

New Funding Model For Social Services Welcome

Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 4:58 pm | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

High-trust funding of social services agencies through a single contract was announced by the Minister of Social Development, Paula Bennett at the AGM of the Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations (NZFVWO) in Wellington this morning. The new funding ... More >>

Social Infrastructure Just as Important as Roads

Monday, 2 March 2009, 1:38 pm | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

The Community and Voluntary Sector is challenging the Government to stop ignoring them and engage in managing impacts of the recession, and to follow up with them after tomorrow’s Employment Summit. More >>

Govt. work on Tax and Volunteer Reimbursements

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 9:23 am | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

Clarifying the tax laws on volunteer reimbursements and honoraria is long overdue, according to organisations in the Tangata Whenua, community and voluntary sector. More >>

Importance Of Community Sector Recognised

Friday, 2 November 2007, 10:44 am | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

The New Zealand Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations and New Zealand Council of Social Services are delighted to see that the Community & Voluntary Sector portfolio has been promoted to Cabinet level. More >>

Community & Voluntary Sector recognised

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 9:30 am | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

The New Zealand Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations and New Zealand Council of Social Services are delighted to see that the Community & Voluntary Sector portfolio has been promoted to Cabinet level. More >>

GDP contribution of non-profit organisations

Wednesday, 29 August 2007, 1:49 pm | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

The NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations (NZFVWO) has welcomed the launch today of a key report that quantifies the economic value of the contribution of non-profit institutions as being of an equivalent scale, measured in GDP, as the Tourism sector ... More >>

Volunteer Awareness Week

Wednesday, 13 June 2007, 9:35 am | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

This year’s Volunteer Awareness Week, which runs from Saturday 17 June to Friday 23 June, is a timely reminder that many organisations in New Zealand would not be able to sustain their workloads without the input of volunteers. More >>

Don’t forget to protect volunteers

Friday, 2 December 2005, 4:52 pm | NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations

To mark International Volunteer Day (IVD) the Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations is to release a brand new, free guide, Keeping it Legal E Ai Ki Te Ture [1] to help voluntary organisations manage personnel and operational risks and liabilities. This ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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