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Community meetings about the Charities Act Review – register to attend

February 08, 2019 at 12:34 PM

From the Department of Internal Affairs

As you may know, the Government is reviewing the Charities Act 2005 to ensure that it is effective and fit for purpose. The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has announced a series of community meetings in March and April 2019 about the review. The Waitākere meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 20 March, 6pm – 8pm at the Kelston Community Centre. Click here to register.

The DIA policy team will be presenting at the meetings, where charities will be encouraged to share their experiences of being registered and meeting the Act’s requirements. Presentations will also be made by two non-government speakers, Dave Henderson and Sue Barker, who have philanthropic funding to gather community-sourced evidence to feed into the review.

The meetings will provide information to assist you to make submissions online in response to a DIA discussion document, to be released in late February 2019.

The DIA Policy team, which is arranging meetings, is separate from the Charities Services team which regulates charities.

You can find more information, including dates and locations, on the DIA website at and on the DIA Facebook page.

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