Non-profit Sector

2021 New Zealand Cause Report

By: John Morrow & John McLeod
Published: 2021-09-30

The 2021 New Zealand Cause Report is a reference resource for Aotearoa New Zealand’s multidimensional charitable and broader for-purpose sector, and is a follow on from the 2017 Cause Report.…

COVID-19 Non-profit Sector Philanthropy
Economics

2018 Non-Profit Institutions Satellite Account (NPISA) from Stats NZ

By: Charles Crothers
Published: 2020-04-20

Non-profit institutions satellite account (NPISA) provides information about the contribution non-profit institutions (NPIs) make to the New Zealand economy in 2018 and measures of volunteering and unpaid work. NPISA supplements…

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

How Pākehā in Not-for-profit Organisations Implement Te Tiriti o Waitangi

By: Nicolina Newcombe
Published: 2019-12-31

Many people have learned basic facts about the Treaty, but this is not enough to know how to apply it in organisational contexts. After attending my first Treaty training I…

Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Pay Equity in the Social Sector Western Bay of Plenty Outcome Report

By: SociaLink
Published: 2019-11-19

Employees of community based non-government organisation (NGO) social service agencies are vital in ensuring the most vulnerable people in our communities receive the services they need to enhance socio-economic outcomes.…

Employment & Labour Non-profit Sector Social Services
People and Society

Social service system: the funding gap and how to bridge it

By: Martin Jenkins
Published: 2019-09-02

Independent study that quantifies the gap between what not-for-profit social service providers in NZ are funded to deliver and the real cost. I finds there is an estimated $630 million…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector Social Services
Non-profit Sector

Upper Clutha Social Services Snapshot: Baseline survey results – Feb 2019

By: Vanessa Hammond & Kate Murray
Published: 2019-06-10

The Social Services Snapshot is a longitudinal survey of social services. It tracks the issues impacting both local social social services and their clients and identifies service gaps.

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation Social Services
Economics

Philanthropy News Zealand Tangata Whenua and Diversity Report

By: Philanthropy New Zealand
Published: 2019-05-22

This research report summarises the findings of Philanthropy New Zealand’s (“PNZ”) Tangata Whenua and Diversity Project (2018–2019). This project was started due to the lack of research on the philanthropic…

Māori Non-profit Sector Philanthropy
Non-profit Sector

State of Volunteering 2017

By: Volunteering New Zealand
Published: 2018-06-01

For the third year running, Volunteering NZ has undertaken a survey with all registered charities nationwide, to create a general view of the volunteer landscape. The report had 1,584 responses…

Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

A Review of Third Sector Research in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand: 1990-2016

By: Jenny Onyx and Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2017-12-31

This monograph reviews the state of the third sector in both Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand, and is the first comprehensive overview of the research that has studied and documented…

Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

Governing for Good: The Governance Capability of Social Service NGOs

By: Jo Cribb
Published: 2017-10-20

The boards that govern Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) who deliver social services face a range of complex challenges. They must secure sustainable funding, comply with changes in the law and…

Governance & Kaitiakitanga Non-profit Sector Social Services
Arts and Culture

Investing in Capacity: A Review of Arts Waikato and Social Services Waikato

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2017-09-01

This review found that support for capacity building is useful, and enables the funder (in this case Trust Waikato) to increase its impact in the community, enhance non-profit sustainability, and…

Arts & Culture Non-profit Sector Social Services
Non-profit Sector

Overview Paper in the State of Volunteering in New Zealand

By: Volunteer Reference Group
Published: 2017-04-01

Volunteering is central to the social development, economy, and environment of New Zealanders. Between 2004 and 2013, Statistics NZ data shows there was a 21% increase in the number of…

Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Economics

Crushed or Just Bruised? Voluntary Organisations 25 Years Under the Bear Hug of Government Funding in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2016-12-08

What has happened in the 25 years or so since purchase-of-service contracting was introduced for government funding of voluntary organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand? This article provides a brief commentary…

Government – Central & Local Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Economics

Outcomes, Accountability and Community & Voluntary Organisations in New Zealand: Holy Grail, Black Hole or Wholly Possible?

By: Garth Nowland-oreman
Published: 2016-06-27

Although now coming to the fore in New Zealand in a new way, public policy has put increasing emphasis on ‘outcomes’, ‘impacts’ and ‘results’ for at least a quarter of…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector Philanthropy
Non-profit Sector

Non-profit institutions satellite account: 2013

By: Statistics NZ
Published: 2016-06-01

About the non-profit institution satellite account Many hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders participate in non-profit institutions (NPIs) or receive services provided by them – often at no cost to…

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

The contribution of non-profit institutions in New Zealand (Infographic)

By: Statistics NZ
Published: 2016-06-01

Infographic detailing the contribution of non-profit institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Community Development Non-profit Sector
People and Society

YWCA Auckland Future Leaders Programme Redevelopment Project Report

By: YWCA Auckland
Published: 2016-02-26

In February 2015, YWCA Auckland embarked on a 12 month Redevelopment Project of our Future Leaders programme, our mentoring and leadership skills programme for young disadvantaged women aged 14-18. This…

Children & Youth Non-profit Sector Women/Wāhine
Leadership

Non-profit institutions satellite account: March 2013 (List of Tables 1-1 to 1-21)

By: Statistics NZ
Published: 2016-01-01

Non-profit institutions satellite account: March 2013 (List of Tables 1-1 to 1-21)

Community Development Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector
Health

Not Just High-Vis and Hard Hats

By: Sharon Torstonson
Published: 2015-01-10

Drawing on Canterbury and Victoria experience, his report discusses and gives examples of the role of the non-profit sector in disaster risk reduction, readiness, response and recovery. While many see…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Non-profit Sector
Economics

ANZTSR 2014 Third Sector Accounting and Accountability in Australia: Anything But a Level Playing Field

By: Gabriel Donleavy and Ushi Ghoorah-Hurrychurn
Published: 2014-11-18

This is the first, desk research stage seeking to understand why some Australian Not-for-Profit organisations make voluntary financial disclosures beyond their basic statutory obligations. We found institutional and stakeholder theories…

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector
Advocacy

ANZTSR 2014 Rogue NGOs and NPOs: Content, Context, Consequences

By: Sharon Eng
Published: 2014-11-18

This paper explores the key components of dysfunctional, criminal and deviant behaviours within and by associational and not-for-profit organisations, and their consequences in terms of practice, application and policy.

Advocacy Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector
Work

ANZTSR 2014: Volunteerism: Alive and Well or Dying Quietly? Learnings from New Zealand community-based organisations, volunteerism experts and social enterprises

By: Michelle Wanwimolruk
Published: 2014-11-10

Not-for-profits, community-based organisations and social enterprises have volunteerism at its roots, and for many at its heart. The ‘Third Sector’ is still commonly known to many as the ‘Voluntary Sector’.…

Non-profit Sector Social Services Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Health

ANZTSR 2014 Governance and strategy in Disability organisations in Australia revisited

By: Marion Cornish
Published: 2014-11-09

Organisations in the Australian disability sector have new regulatory pressures challenging their governance structures. Increasing levels of political, economic and social pressure means that membership of third sector boards is…

Disability Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Mind the Gap!: Fundraisers and their nonprofit organisational leaders do think differently and this difference matters

By: Dr Wendy Scaife, Alexandra Williamson and Katie McDonald
Published: 2014-11-02

Fundraisers and their organisational leaders (CEOs and board members) diverge sometimes in how they think about fundraising. In fact, eight key differences emerged in the recent Australian study that sparked…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Health

ANZTSR 2014 Third Sector Organizations and Earthquake Recovery Planning in Christchurch, New Zealand

By: Nicole S. Hutton, Graham A. Tobin, and Linda M. Whiteford
Published: 2014-10-29

Following the February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake, Third Sector Organizations (TSOs) are increasingly relied on to maintain community connectivity, and well-being. As demolition and red zoning alter livelihood options, TSOs are…

Emergency & Disaster Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

State of the Sector Survey 2014 snapshot

By: ComVoices
Published: 2014-10-14

A survey of over 300 community organisations working in the community sector in 2014. Findings show that many are under severe pressure. Most groups are doing more work than ever…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Health

NGO Health and Disability Network Governance Review

By: Nicola Rowe
Published: 2014-04-16

In February 2014, the NGO Health and Disability Network held five Good Governance workshops around New Zealand. These were attended by more than 150 board members from approx 85 non-profit…

Governance & Kaitiakitanga Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

An Inventory of Community-led and Non-governmental Organisations and Initiatives in Post-earthquake Canterbury

By: Dr Sally Carlton and Dr Suzanne Vallance
Published: 2013-12-10

The impact of the Canterbury earthquake sequence of 2010-12 and its aftermath has been enormous. This inventory lists some of the thousands of community-led groups and initiatives across the region…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Bris Kanda Incorporated and New Zealand Foreign Aid : Where to from here?

By: Anura Widana
Published: 2013-08-02

This paper presents the role of New Zealand Foreign Aid in supporting an NGO in Papua New Guinea during the past 7 years and the performance of the NGO. It…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Health

Steps towards better colaboration between stakeholders to promote mental health and to alleviate disablement due to mental illness.

By: Robert Miller
Published: 2013-04-23

Mental Health Care in many countries is multiply-fragmented. Amongst the players are a variety of professional groups, many different community organizations for service-users and caregivers, as well as commercial enterprises…

Community Development Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Advocacy

What’s Broken is the We — some thoughts on creativity for the common good

By: vivian Hutchinson
Published: 2013-04-01

Based on his keynote speech given to the New Zealand Creativity Challenge held in New Plymouth 27-28 April 2013, this paper explores role of creativity, community and citizenship. The paper…

Advocacy Community Development Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Community Sector Model and Framework for Sustainable Funding and Accountability within Communities

By: Community Sector Taskforce
Published: 2013-03-13

In 2007, the Community Sector Taskforce applied its base position set out in ‘A New Way of Working’ to the issue of Sector funding and accountability. This paper, with the…

Action Research Community Development Non-profit Sector
Advocacy

New delivery model for non-profit organisations: Shared computing services

By: Barbara Crump and Raja Peter
Published: 2013-03-13

This paper presents results of a survey of Wellington non-profit organisations (NPOs) with the aim of understanding the interest and readiness of NPOs in adopting shared computing services. The survey…

Information Technology/Internet Intellectual & Cultural Property Rights Non-profit Sector
Health

NGO Stories & Statistics: A profile of the mental health & addiction NGO sector in New Zealand

By: Platform Charitable Trust
Published: 2013-03-01

The publication describes the part that community none-government organisations (NGOs) take in New Zealand Mental Health and Addictions (MH&A) service system. It describes some of the activities of these essential…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Advocacy in the New Zealand Not for Profit Sector” Nothing Stands By Itself

By: Susan Elliott and David Haigh
Published: 2013-01-01

This research focuses on the nature of Government/Not for Profit (NFP) sector relationships with particular reference to advocacy in New Zealand. It follows up on a study of advocacy in…

Advocacy Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Community-Based Participatory Research: A Guide to Ethical Principles & Practice

By: Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement
Published: 2012-11-01

All research raises questions about ethics: about the rigour, responsibility and respect of the practices of researchers. As a result, there are strict systems in place to encourage and enforce…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Health

Older People’s Health & Housing: Health and Disability Sector NGO Working Group paper

By: Grant Aldridge (NGO Secretariat)
Published: 2012-08-08

In mid-2012, the NGO Health and Disability Network explored older people’s health issues and the current role of the non-profit sector. By sharing these findings, the Network hopes to help…

Ageing & Retirement Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Advocacy in the New Zealand Not for Profit Sector

By: Susan Elliott and David Haigh
Published: 2012-05-01

The research focuses on the nature of Government/Not for Profit sector relationships with particular to advocacy in New Zealand. It looks at the kinds of advocacy activities that NFPs organisations…

Advocacy Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Collaboration in Primary Health Care: How NGOs make a difference to health care in the community

By: Grant Aldridge (NGO Secretariat)
Published: 2012-02-15

This report illustrates how the NGO sector is a major provider of public and personal primary health care in New Zealand. It profiles 15 case studies of non-profit NGOs’ relationships…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Economics

Giving New Zealand: Philanthropic Funding 2011

By: Adrian Slack and Wilma Molano (Business and Economic Research Ltd)
Published: 2012-01-01

This report measures philanthropy in New Zealand during 2011; that is, how much money New Zealanders and their organisations (trusts & foundations, individuals and businesses) gave to charitable and other…

Non-profit Sector Philanthropy
Economics

Financing Sports Organisations in New Zealand: the impact of governors’ choices

By: Carolyn J Cordery and Rachel F Baskerville
Published: 2011-12-19

Funding and financial management are critical issues for the not for profit sector. Funding is limited, competitively sought, and differences in funders’ and organisations’ expectations and needs can cause dysfunction.…

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector Sport & Recreation
Health

Glimpses of a better world: The role of tangata whenua, community & voluntary sector in the Canterbury earthquake recovery

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2011-10-28

Address to “Our Future Community and Voluntary Sector Forum”, Hosted by Council of Social Services Christchurch and Te Runaka ki Otautahi Kai Tahu, Christchurch, 28 July 2011. Drawing on lessons…

Emergency & Disaster Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Health

Collaboration in Primary Health Care: Online Survey Responses

By: Grant D Aldridge
Published: 2011-10-01

This report is a compilation of respondents’ feedback to a 2011 survey exploring ways non-profit NGOs help New Zealanders become healthier by using their relationships, connections and innovative models of…

Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector Sport & Recreation
Leadership

Governance in A Collective Context: A Study of Two Approaches

By: Brenda Campbell
Published: 2011-07-31

This report examines two models of governance used in non-profit organisations, namely a model based on collectivism which is founded on consensus decision-making involving people at all levels of the…

Governance & Kaitiakitanga Non-profit Sector
Economics

Financial Reporting Stocktake: An Assessment of Accountability through Charities’ Filings on New Zealand’s Charities Register.

By: Carolyn Cordery and Kapil Patel
Published: 2011-03-18

This research was undertaken to assess the veracity of financial filings at the Charities Commission by charities which are “small” (expenditure less than ,000 pa) or “medium”-sized (expenditure between ,000…

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Charity Rating Agencies – Presentation at “Reporting on the difference we make” workshop 9th December 2010 in Wellington

By: Rowena Sinclair
Published: 2010-12-09

Presentation slides presented at ‘Reporting on the difference we make’ workshop in Wellington on 9th December 2010.

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Leadership

Learning to play jazz: adaptive community leadership for turbulent times

By: Margy-Jean Malcolm
Published: 2010-11-01

This paper discusses mindsets, competencies and attitudes of community leadership. Metaphors such as playing jazz are used to normalise the complexity of community sector work and starfish to emphasise the…

Community Development Leadership Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

The NGO Sector: Opportunities for reducing administration and compliance costs

By: Henry Harrison
Published: 2010-10-01

This paper looks at the role of NGOs in contributing to government goals and objectives in the health and disability sector, and the future challenges facing that sector.

Community Development Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Health

The NGO Sector Role: A Key Contributor to New Zealand’s Health and Disability Services

By: Henry Harrison
Published: 2010-10-01

This paper explores changes in the political and economic environments of western democracies and the role and participation of NGOs in health and disability sector service provision. It quantifies the…

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

He Waka eke Noa – Health and Disability sector NGOs: Towards a whānau-centred approach

By: Sharmaine Nolan
Published: 2010-10-01

This paper identifies the key strengths of the health and disability sector NGOs (non-government organisations) and the challenges and opportunities ahead for progressing towards a whānau-centred approach.

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Success Factors for Community Organisations in Tai Tokerau (Northland) New Zealand

By: Dr Tina Darkins
Published: 2010-07-01

This PhD research explored the issues confronting non-profit community organisations delivering services to the community in the areas of health and social services in Northland. Its aim was to identify…

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Counting in the community sector: how clients measure success

By: Maxine Campbell
Published: 2010-06-15

This report gives voice to the clients of Link House Agency, a counselling and social work organisation dedicated to single parent families. The clients shared their stories during a focus…

Families, Whānau and Parenting Non-profit Sector Social Services
Health

An NGO Perspective on the Re‐organisation of the Planning and Funding Environment

By: Health & Disability NGO Working Group
Published: 2010-02-22

This discussion paper provides an initial NGO perspective on possible re-organisation of the planning and funding environment resulting from changes to the health system. It is for use by government…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Leadership

Draft Relationship Agreement between the Communities of Aotearoa New Zealand & Government of New Zealand: Submission from Garth Nowland-Foreman

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2010-01-01

The Background provides a summary of various key developments over the last decade in working to strengthen relationships between Government and the Tangata Whenua, Community & Voluntary Sector. Analysis concludes…

Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Our Aranui – Creating new dialogue for development, and increasing participation to effect change.

By: Matt Walters
Published: 2010-01-01

A presentation of the method of work currently being undertaken at the Aranui Community Trust a community development organisation in Eastern Christchurch. This was the presentation that was given at…

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Economics

The Challenge of Accountability, the Opportunity of Responsibility for Third Sector Organisations

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2009-11-09

Accountability is usually assumed to be an unmitigated good for Third Sector organisations – the more the better. While there are some benefits from externally imposed accountability requirements, they can…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Economics

A Historical Analysis of the Funding Inflow Mix of New Zealand Health Not-for-Profit Organisations over Different Macroeconomic Climates

By: Shasa Halford
Published: 2009-11-01

New Zealand’s 97,000 not-for-profit organisations’ survival is reliant upon the generosity of individuals, corporations, trusts, and the government. As New Zealand faced economic downturns between 1986 and 2008, this potentially…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Counting on Capacity: A Review of Community Waikato

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman & Katarina Pipi
Published: 2009-09-21

How do we measure or report on the impact of capacity building? This review reports on the effectiveness and ‘value for money’ of a community capacity building hub (Community Waikato),…

Community Development Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

The New Zealand Non-Profit Sector and Government Policy

By: Mike O’Brien, Jackie Sanders and Margaret Tennant
Published: 2009-08-01

This paper examines the relationship between the non-profit sector and government, and the public policy environment in which the sector operates in Aotearoa. Non-profit organisations are affected by laws and…

Government – Central & Local Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
People and Society

Social Services ITO Recognising In-House Training Feasibility Study, July 2009

By: Jac Lynch
Published: 2009-07-10

Fourteen social service agencies participated in the study to determine if the Social Services ITO could recognise their in-house training programmes against unit standards in social services. The study used…

Education & Training Non-profit Sector Social Services
Non-profit Sector

Love Doesn’t Pay the Bills – Critical Knowledge in Negotiating Remuneration Contracts

By: David Shannon
Published: 2009-04-01

Announcing the 2009 Survey of Remuneration in the Not for Profit Sector

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Counting on Capacity: A Review of Community Waikato

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman, with Kataraina Pipi
Published: 2009-01-01

An earlier Review (Nowland-Foreman, 2006) examined the rationale for funders to invest in capacity building, and through supporting the core operating costs of capacity building organisations. This Report builds on…

Māori Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Economics

Spotlight on the Australian not-for-profit sector

By: Ken Crofts and Carolyn Cordery
Published: 2009-01-01

This is an update on financial reporting in the not-for-profit sector in Australia. This article was prepared in June 2009.

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Civil Society and Social Capital in Australia and New Zealand

By: Mark Lyons & Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2009-01-01

An overview of civil society organisations and the concepts of ‘civil society’ and ‘social capital’ in Australia and New Zealand research, politics and wider usage. Similarities and differences between the…

Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Leadership

Coherence Needed: The Good Intentions report to government on government-community sector relationships.

By: Pat Hanley
Published: 2009-01-01

In 2001 the government signed a Statement of Intent for an improved relationship with the community and voluntary sector (SOGI). In 2008/09 the Association of Non Governmental Organisations of Aotearoa…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector
Technology

e-rider pilot project: final evaluation report, December 2008

By: Dr Barbara Crump and Dr Keri Logan
Published: 2008-12-01

An evaluation report on the Wellington e-rider IT service pilot project. The pilot project provided support and advice on computers and other technology to community and voluntary organisations in way…

Information Technology/Internet Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Economics

Recent and proposed changes in financial reporting for not-for-profit organisations in New Zealand and Australia

By: Carolyn Cordery, Ken Crofts, Rowena Sinc
Published: 2008-11-28

These powerpoints were presented at an ANZTSR workshop on 25th November 2008. They present an overview of the current financial reporting requirements in (i) New Zealand and (ii) Australia. The…

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Towards an Australian Fourth Sector?

By: Dr Megan Alessandrini
Published: 2008-11-26

Abstract only: Research conducted in 1998 in Tasmania indicated that a fourth sector of society distinct from Market, Government and community, was emerging. The comparative analysis between seven Tasmanian and…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation Social Services
Non-profit Sector

No Longer Overlooked and Undervalued – Launch of ‘The New Zealand Non-Profit Sector in Comparative Perspective’

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2008-11-03

The remarks of Garth Nowland-Foreman, Chair of the Committee for the Study of the New Zealand Non-Profit Sector on the launch of ‘The New Zealand Non-Profit Sector in Comparative Perspective’…

Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Why (some) nonprofits don’t partner with business

By: Dr. Debra Basil, Dr. Mary Runte, Dr. Sameer Deshpande
Published: 2008-11-01

A survey of American NPOs was conducted to examine business/nonprofit partnerships from the perspective of those who have never partnered. Primary reasons for not partnering with business tended to be…

Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

The New Zealand Non-profit Sector in Comparative Perspective

By: Jackie Sanders, Mike O’Brien, Margaret Tennant, S. Wojciech Sokolowski and Lester M. Salamon
Published: 2008-10-01

This report provides the most accurate picture yet of the New Zealand non-profit sector and shows how it compares with 40 other countries. It gives us a better understanding of…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

A Non-profit Sector Bibliography

By: Jackie Sanders, Mike O’Brien, Margaret Tennant
Published: 2008-10-01

A list of research on the non-profit sector in New Zealand collated as part of the Study of the New Zealand Non-profit Sector

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Technology

e-rider pilot project: interim evaluation report (Phase 2)

By: Dr Barbara Crump and Dr Keri Logan
Published: 2008-05-22

An evaluation report on the Wellington e-rider IT service pilot project. The pilot project provided support and advice on computers and other technology to community and voluntary organisations in way…

Information Technology/Internet Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Economics

Not for Profit Sector Remuneration Survey May 2008

By: David Shannon and staff of Strategic Pay
Published: 2008-05-01

Executive summary of the findings of Strategic Pay’s 2008 survey of remuneration and pay practices in the Not for Profit Sector

Economics & Finances Employment & Labour Non-profit Sector
Leadership

Alternative models of accountability for third sector organisations in New Zealand

By: Aimers, J and Walker, P.
Published: 2008-01-01

In recent years ‘third way’ style governments have sought to partner with third sector organisations in ‘joined up’ government. The neo-liberal basis for the third way model has sought to…

Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Developing a pluralist approach to organisational practice and accountability for social service and community organisations

By: Aimers, J and Walker, P.
Published: 2008-01-01

This paper compares the ‘Achieving Better Community Development’ (ABCD) model for organisational practice (Barr & Hashagen 2000) with the organisational practices in New Zealand ‘social development’ approach to social service…

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Not Just A Tool – the responses of nonprofit leaders to ‘service delivery’ relationships with governments

By: Alison Procter
Published: 2008-01-01

There are many reasons for studying the relationship between governments and nonprofits in the community services sector; it is a critical nexus though which much social policy implementation passes as…

Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector Social Services
Leadership

Governance of Not for Profit Organisations in Auckland and Christchurch

By: David Haigh
Published: 2008-01-01

This research looks into the governance of 12 medium sized not for profits in Auckland and Christchurch. It also considers how they compare with theoretical models, the strategies for dealing…

Governance & Kaitiakitanga Non-profit Sector
Economics

It Takes Two: The Tango of Collaboration and Grantmaking

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2008-01-01

This is the ‘accidental’ joint funding which may very well describe the situation for the 99 per cent of non-profit organisations that orchestrate the mix of funding they require to…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Taking the PULSE Seminar / Te Kokiritanga o te Ha

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2008-01-01

This is a brief report of an August 2008 seminar, sponsored by the Tangata Whenua, Community & Voluntary Sector Research Centre on possibilities for a sector-wide survey in Aotearoa New…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Economics

Financial reporting in Australia

By: Ken Crofts and Carolyn Cordery
Published: 2008-01-01

This powerpoint file contains slides presented at the ANZTSR workshop held on 25th November 2008.

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

The History of the Non-profit Sector in New Zealand

By: Margaret Tennant, Mike O’Brien & Jackie Sanders
Published: 2008-01-01

The History of the Non-profit Sector in New Zealand considers the forces and players that have shaped the non-profit sector in New Zealand over time. It examines our rich heritage…

Non-profit Sector
Leadership

National Associations Experiences in improving the terms of engagement with government: Pacific Experiences

By: Pat Hanley, Stella Maebiru-Boki
Published: 2008-01-01

This is a joint paper describing and assessing initiatives undertaken by ANGOA in New Zealand and DSE in the Solomon Islands to improve the ability of NGO’s to interact effectively…

Government – Central & Local Non-profit Sector
Ethnicity and Diversity

Barriers and Opportunities for Innovation and Collaboration in the Health and Disability NGO Sector

By: Health & Disability NGO Working Group
Published: 2007-09-01

This document summarises a number of issues raised by NGOs about the barriers to, and opportunities for, innovation and collaboration within the health and disability NGO sector. It is based…

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

NGO Relationships with Ministry of Health & DHBs: Summary Topline Results from 2007 NGO Working Group Survey

By: Health & Disability NGO Working Group
Published: 2007-09-01

This report summarises the main top-line results from a survey conducted by the NGO Working Group in July 2007. It is a repeat of a similar survey carried out in…

Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Economics

Giving New Zealand, Philanthropic Funding 2006

By: BERL – Business and Economic Research Limited
Published: 2007-04-01

This report estimates how much money New Zealanders and New Zealand non-governmental organisations gave to charities and other community purposes during the 2005/2006 year.

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector Philanthropy
Ethnicity and Diversity

The Contribution of Non-Government Organisations to the Settlement of Refugees and Migrants in Aotearoa New Zealand Executive Summary

By: National Association of ESOL Home Tutors
Published: 2007-01-01

Considers the work of nine NGOs providing settlement support to refugees and migrants in Aotearoa New Zealand. It considers support of new comers at local level with access to information…

Government – Central & Local Migrants and Former Refugees Non-profit Sector
Te Ao Māori

A New Way of Working

By: The Community Sector Taskforce
Published: 2006-11-01

This paper explores three questions: 1. How can the Tangata Whenua, Community & Voluntary Sector think about Te Tiriti/Treaty of Waitangi and work with it positively and productively? 2. In…

Kaupapa Māori approaches Māori Non-profit Sector
Health

Confirmation of policy settings concerning Non-Government Organisation (NGO) providers of primary and population health services and Primary Health Organisations (PHOs)

By: Primrose, J.
Published: 2006-10-06

This letter from Dr Jim Primrose, Acting Deputy Director-General, Clinical Services Directorate, confirms policy settings concerning Non-Government Organisation providers of primary and population health services and PHOs.

Government – Central & Local Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

More than the warp and the weft – growing the strength of the whole cloth

By: Margy-Jean Malcolm
Published: 2006-10-01

Information, knowledge and wisdom for the learning NGO, capacity building & roles.

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Health

NgOIT 2005 Landscape Survey

By: Platform Inc (now Platform Charitable Trust)
Published: 2006-10-01

The NgOIT 2005 Landscape Survey is a collection of data provided by community (non-government) mental health and addiction service providers in New Zealand. It is an overview of the community…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Economics

Damaged Goods: The Case of Focus 2000 and the failure of Contracting

By: Pat Hanley
Published: 2006-08-01

The radical contracting model by which some government departments purchase services from community based organizations serving people with disabilities has directly contributed to the failure of service provision.

Disability Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Literature review on capacity building for the voluntary and community sector

By: Cayley, Simon
Published: 2006-07-03

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of existing literature in the area of community sector capacity building. The review will attempt to summarise the key themes…

Community Development Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Health

Health and Disability Sector NGO Workforce Development Report

By: Kirsty Peel
Published: 2006-06-16

Health and Disability Sector NGO Workforce Development – A report to the NGO Working Group written by Kirsty Peel, Health by Design Limited, 16 June 2006

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Ripples in the pond: assessing the impact of a growing NFP management programme in NZ and the Pacific

By: Margy-Jean Malcolm
Published: 2006-03-01

Progress on the development of research examining the impact of Unitec NZ’s Graduate Diploma in Not for Profit Management.

Education & Training Non-profit Sector Pasifika
Non-profit Sector

The State of the Art in the Asia/Pacific region: a view from the edge

By: Margy-Jean Malcolm
Published: 2006-03-01

This presentation formed part of an international panel discussion on the state of not for profit management education across the world, at a conference in Arizona, United States in March…

Community Development Education & Training Non-profit Sector
Economics

Defining the Nonprofit Sector: New Zealand, Working papers of the Johns Hopkins comparative nonprofit sector project

By: Margaret Tennant, Jackie Sanders, Michael O’Brien, and Charlotte Castle
Published: 2006-01-01

One in a series of working papers to understand the scope, structure, financing, and role of the nonprofit sector of more than 40 countries.

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Social Marketing and Social Capital – Its impact on recycling on Waiheke Island

By: Denise Roche
Published: 2005-11-01

Social marketing, community-based social marketing, social capital, recycling behaviour, community development, Waiheke Island, environmental not-for-profit organisations

Community Development Non-profit Sector
Work

Sustaining our communities

By: Katherine Peet
Published: 2005-01-03

Seeing the unseen activities that contribute to sustaining our communities is vital in determining how to live more sustainably. This initiative arose out of concern that the data available for…

Employment & Labour Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

Counting Non-profit Institutions in New Zealand 2005

By: Statistics New Zealand
Published: 2005-01-01

The Hot Off The Press report provides a snapshot of the number of non-profit institutions that were operating in New Zealand at October 2005. The report also provides a breakdown…

Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Non-profit Institutions Satellite Account 2004 (Quickstats)

By: Statistics New Zealand
Published: 2004-01-01

The quickstats is a shorter version of the main satellite account (publication) focusing only on the key highlights of non-profit institutions in New Zealand.

Non-profit Sector
Evaluation

Structures and Strategies: a narrative analysis of eleven community organisations in Otago

By: Aimers, J and Walker, P.
Published: 2003-01-01

This research project was initiated in 2001 to explore the governance and organisational practices of 11 diverse community organisations in Dunedin. The themes explored within the study are the life…

Community Development Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Health

Stress Management for Hospice Staff

By: Tina Darkins
Published: 2002-09-10

This research evaluated the effectiveness of a stress management programme for hospice staff, using a quasi-experimental, pre-test post-test, methodology with a participation and comparison group. The initial post-test was followed…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly Book Review: Third Sector: The Contribution of Nonprofit and Cooperative Enterprises in Australia, by Mark Lyons.

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2001-01-01

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly Book Review: Third Sector: The Contribution of Nonprofit and Cooperative Enterprises in Australia, by Mark Lyons. St. Leonards, Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2001.

Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Dangerous Accountabilities: Remaking Voluntary Organisations in Someone Else’s Image

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2000-11-08

Increased accountability is often assumed to only be desirable for non-profit and voluntary organisations. This papers outlines some of the risks and dangers from externally imposed, and especially, ‘classic’ (legalistic)…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Economics

Criteria for Judging Government Funding Arrangements for the Community Sector

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2000-03-01

NZ Council of Christian Social Services, in partnership with the NZ Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations, and in consultation with the NZ Council of Social Services, produced this paper “to…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector Social Services
Economics

Neither mendicants nor deal-makers: Contracting, government funding and voluntary organisations

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 1995-08-01

What is happening to government funding of voluntary organisations in Aotearoa/New Zealand? Where is it heading? What does it mean for voluntary organisations?

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

Charity Rating Agencies

By: Rowena Sinclair
Published:

Handout presented at workshop on ‘Reporting on the difference we make’ held in Wellington 9th December 2010.

Non-profit Sector
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