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Kiwi artist supports National Whale Centre

Leading New Zealand artist, John Walsh, has offered his haunting depiction of a whale He Whanaunga, as the third in a series of artists’ prints to raise funds for the proposed National Whale Centre in Marlborough. The print will be launched on December 3 at The Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland ... keep reading

Written by Daniel F. in November 2013, about Art & Culture, Charity, Conservation, Environment & Wildlife (3 comments)

Animal lobby group Safe wins Lush prize.

The recipients of the second annual Lush prize have been chosen, and among the winners is SAFE, the animal rights lobby group in New Zealand. The prize was awarded yesterday in London in the ‘Public Awareness’ category, for “publicising the use of animal-testing in national drugs regulation and helping consumers ... keep reading

Written by Daniel F Benson-Guiu in November 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, awards, Charity, Environment & Wildlife (3 comments)

Visiting Academic Criticises Lack of Government Support for Social Enterprise

Mary Jo Kaplan, a visiting Ian Axford fellow from Rhode Island, USA has called on the New Zealand Government to develop a social enterprise policy and strategy, for a burgeoning sector that seeks to solve societal problems using business.   After conducting an in-­‐depth study, Kaplan, from Brown University, said ... keep reading

Written by Carlos Chambers in September 2013, about Charity, Industry & Business, Innovation, Intellectual Property

DiCaprio 11th Hour Auction Raises $33 Million

Here's something we dont see so  much of in New Zealand. Leonardo DiCaprio suggested to art collectors on Monday to bid at an environmental charity auction in New York as if the planet's fate “depends on us” - and the auction raised more than $33 million The 11th Hour ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in May 2013, about Art & Culture, Celebrities, Charity, Climate Change, Environment & Wildlife, Finance & Money

Donate Your Desktop

The Auckland City Mission has come up with an interesting  fundraising initiative....Donate Your Desktop.   Donate Your Desktop is a simple way for any New Zealander to give to charity at no cost to themselves. By joining the initiative a user can generate a donation for a charity like the ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in February 2013, about Advertising, Charity, Design, Finance & Money

Greenpeace NZ Charity Status Appeal

Greenpeace New Zealand says it is appealing the Charities Commission ruling declining it charity status as a matter of principle.  Greenpeace lawyers will ask the Court of Appeal, in Wellington, to overturn theCharities Commission decision declining it charity status when it applied in 2010. An appeal to the High Court ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in September 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Charity, Litigation, Politics & Government, Transparency

Not Your Usual Student Night Out

Students from across New Zealand battled the elements on Thursday  night, as they slept rough to raise money for homelessness.   In the first ever Lifewise Big Student Sleepout, 36 students from AUT, SIFE AUT (Students in Free Enterprise) and SIFE New Zealand gathered in Hikuwai Plaza at AUT University’s ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in August 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Charity, Children and Families, Economics, Events, Finance & Money

Hikurangi's Inaugural Tour of NZ

Dear Friends, Family & Colleagues!  At the end of this week I head off on a bit of an adventure with work, which I wanted to tell you about. On Saturday April 14th, I'm jumping on my bike with Team Hikurangi and cycling the length of the North Island in ... keep reading

Written by Freda Wells in April 2012, about Charity, Clean Tech, Climate Change, Commuting, Emissions, Transport, Travel

NZers Charitable Donations Have Doubled in Past Six Years

New Zealanders have doubled their donations to charitable causes in the past six years, a new report has revealed.   The ‘Giving New Zealand’ Philanthropic Funding Report 2011’,  commissioned by Philanthropy New Zealand, shows that New Zealanders gave about $2.67 billion to charitable and community causes during 2011, compared to ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in March 2012, about Charity, Children and Families, Corporate Citizenship, Finance & Money

Project Litefoot -Inspiring NZers to Become Environmental Champions

Established in 2008, Litefoot is a registered charitable trust that seeks to inspire New Zealanders to become environmental champions. Fronted by seven of New Zealand’s top athletes, Litefoot seeks to inspire Kiwis by example, to make simple lifestyle changes to reduce their environmental impact, ensuring that future generations are ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in February 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, awards, Charity, Climate Change, Corporate Social Responsibility, Design, Emissions, Innovation, Sustainability

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