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Changes to the Trusts Act 2019

Changes to the Trusts Act 2019 Coat Of Arms Of Nz

The Trusts Act 2019, which came into force on 30 January 2021, is the first major trust law reform in New Zealand in 70 years. There are now greater compliance requirements for trusts, and all trustees are required to contact beneficiaries and supply them with basic trust information. This means that compliance duties will increase […]

Cryptocurrency donations on the rise in NZ

Cryptocurrency donations on the rise in NZ Digital Currency

New Zealand charity Heart Kids has received three cryptocurrency donations totalling over $2,000 in two months. Chief Executive Mark Longbottom said it was a potentially lucrative source of revenue not affected by the global pandemic.  With traditional fundraising activities being disrupted because of Covid-19 last year, and a desire to attract younger donors, Heart Kids decided to investigate […]

Barrer & Co Welcomes Pollyanne Peña

Barrer & Co Welcomes Pollyanne Peña Team Pollyanne Pena

In August we welcomed a new Fundraising Consultant to our team, Pollyanne Peña. Polly has worked in community development and fundraising for a range of not-for-profits over the last six years including Shakti Community Council, National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges and Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust. Polly excels at balancing the minutiae of complex […]

Bequest Programme

Bequest Programme News Giving Tree 2

Historically, many not-for-profit organisations have obtained their largest assets through bequests. There is currently a great opportunity for organisations to create or improve their bequest programmes due to a number of factors: The population is aging. The wealthiest generation in human history, ‘baby boomers’ (individuals born between 1946 and 1964, post-World War II), are aging […]

Fundraising Workshops Supported by Rātā Foundation

Fundraising Workshops Supported by Rātā Foundation News Rad Bikes Art Movement

Following workshops we undertook with Rātā Foundation in 2017, we were pleased to once again provide fundraising strategy workshops to 27 not-for-profits from Christchurch, Nelson and Blenheim. It was fantastic to be able to connect with more groups this year through this partnership and help them to learn how to successfully plan and implement fundraising with minimal […]

Barrer & Co welcomes Kathryn Marshall

Barrer & Co welcomes Kathryn Marshall Kathryn Marshall 3

In March we welcomed Kathryn Marshall to our team. Kathryn has over 25 years of experience as a senior fundraiser, and has worked across education, health and disability sectors in New Zealand, England and the USA.  Kathryn’s key strength is her ability to nurture strong and lasting relationships. This has enabled her to hone her talent […]

New Zealand Spinal Trust is looking for a National Fundraising Manager

New Zealand Spinal Trust is looking for a National Fundraising Manager Nz Spinal Trust

The New Zealand Spinal Trust is a community who cares deeply about independent living and improving the quality of rehabilitation for Kiwis affected by spinal cord injury or impairment (SCI). This is regardless of whether someone is a new patient in hospital or many years post injury and living in the community. They offer three […]

Barrer & Co welcomes Georgia Harvey

Barrer & Co welcomes Georgia Harvey Georgia Harvey Barrer Team

Georgia has worked in fundraising, communications and marketing roles across a range of industries, including not-for-profit, local government and school and tertiary institutions such as College House, St Andrew’s College, Selwyn District Council and the Antarctic Heritage Trust. With a strong background in client liaison and creative project management, Georgia thrives on driving projects forward […]

Life Education Trust Canterbury is looking for a Fundraising Manager

Life Education Trust Canterbury is looking for a Fundraising Manager Barrer News 2019 Life Education 2

Life Education is a charity that educates and empowers children to make healthy choices so they can live full and healthy lives. Every year they teach over 250,000 children about their body, friendships, their identity, food and nutrition and helpful and harmful substances. Barrer & Co developed a fundraising strategy for Life Education Trust Canterbury […]

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