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Philanthropy Summit 2015: the countdown is on

17 March 2015

With just four weeks to go until the Philanthropy Summit 2015 it’s all systems go at the  Philanthropy New Zealand office.

Just a reminder that the Summit is being held in the Owen  G Glenn Building at the University of Auckland on 15 & 16 April. For more information about the venue and how to get there, check the Summit website – you can find it under the Fees & Delegates Info tab.

Register now! Sir Stephen Tindall on the Philanthropy Summit

10 March 2015

2015 New Zealander of the Year Sir Stephen Tindall reckons you should register for the Philanthropy Summit 2015. The co-founder of the Tindall Foundation says "You'll really get the benefit of coming to this - you'll meet really interesting people and learn a lot." Watch Sir Stephen on YouTube.

Lani Evans looking forward to the Philanthropy Summit

26 January 2015

Our new board member Lani Evans is looking forward to both attending and appearing at the Philanthropy Summit 2015, being held in Auckland on 15 & 16 April. You can hear Lani talking about the Summit on this YouTube video.

Latest issue of Philanthropy News now online

6 January 2015

The latest issue of Philanthropy News is now available online. It features interviews with some of the keynote speakers taking part in the Philanthropy Summit 2015, as well as an article about the work the ASB Community Trust is doing to help build future Māori leaders through its innovative Māori and Pacific Education Initiative. You can download a copy of the magazine here.

Getting it Right, Right From the Start - Powerpoints now available

3 December 2014

The Powerpoint presentations from Getting it right, right from the start workshop for Community members held in Wellington on 4 November and Auckland on 12 November are now available. You can check them out by following the links below:

Kim McWilliams: Auckland Medical Research Foundation

Heather Newell and Jo Garner: Strategic Grants 

Mark Farrar and Jean Goodband: Wellington City Council/Creative New Zealand 

Kirsten Taylor: Perpetual Guardian

Shalini Pillai: ASB Community Trust

Jonny Gritt: Watersafe Auckland