Ecoman to speak at Responsible Investment Masterclass

February 1, 2017

We’re very pleased to announce that Executive Chair of Fairground Foundation, author of Ecoman and founder of Ecostore, Malcolm Rands is joining the speaker line up for our Responsible Investment Masterclass on 22 March. Malcolm… Read more »

The New Year’s Honour’s List

January 12, 2017

On New Year’s eve the Queen announced the 2017 Honours List and we were delighted to see the following Philanthropy New Zealand members and friends receive recognition for their services. DNZM – To be Dame… Read more »

Early bird registration for the Philanthropy Summit 2017: Innovate for Impact, is now open

October 27, 2016

We’re delighted to announce that early bird registration for Philanthropy New Zealand’s biennial conference, the Philanthropy Summit 2017: Innovate for Impact, is now open. Register by 16 December and enjoy a generous discount on the cost… Read more »

Philanthropy New Zealand Board Nominations are open

October 26, 2016

Tēnā koutou, The Philanthropy New Zealand Board is pleased to announce that nominations for SIX positions for Board Members have opened.  There are five sitting board members who are eligible for re-election and who have… Read more »

New report on social enterprise and social finance

October 11, 2016

Social Enterprise and Social Finance: A Path to Growth prepared by a strategic group is available for you to read here. A full version of the report is available on For further information please… Read more »

Investing for Impact: creating a blueprint for New Zealand

September 20, 2016

On 10 November 2016, Philanthropy NZ will be hosting a seminar in Auckland on Impact Investing with Hon Bill English, Minister of Finance, and David Carrington, the Director of Big Society Capital, (London, UK). We are delighted… Read more »

Participatory Philanthropy: report by Lani Evans

September 20, 2016

Philanthropy New Zealand member Lani Evans’ report on Participatory Philanthropy is a result of her 2015 Winston Churchill fellowship. Download Participatory Philanthropy Report

Charity Viewpoint 2016: Yours to Download

September 14, 2016

The launch of Charity Viewpoint 2016 at Grant Thornton September 13th was a resounding success! If you weren’t able to make it in person, don’t worry, the publication is now live for you to download.… Read more »

Philanthropist Sir Graeme Douglas Has Passed Away

September 7, 2016

We’re sorry to announce that well-known businessman, chemist, and philanthropist, Sir Graeme Douglas, has passed away at 87. Douglas was knighted in 2010 for his philanthropic services. He and his wife Ngaire donated an MRI scanner… Read more »

Three key governance issues facing the philanthropic sector

August 3, 2016

A growing demand for funding to address increasingly complex problems means it’s more important than ever for the boards of grantmaking organisations to perform as effectively as possible, says governance expert Graeme Nahkies. He has… Read more »