Steven Moe, Kris Morrison and Ken Lord recently attended the Perspectives on Charity Law, Accounting and Regulation in New Zealand inter-disciplinary conference held at the end of April 2018 in Wellington, New Zealand. We were involved in the organising committee for the conference, and Steven Moe moderated Session 2 and Session 9. Below are videos of each of the sessions including Q & A’s with the topics covered at this event. These videos are also accessible on our YouTube page (click here) and under the Videos tab on this website.
Session 1: Who are we as a sector, why are we here and what do we hope to achieve?
Speakers: Stewart Donaldson and Roger Holmes Miller
Session 2: Are there too many charities in New Zealand?
Speakers: Sue Barker, Jamie Cattell, Kate Russell, Cheryl Spain, Dellwyn Stuart and Steven Moe (moderator)
Session 3: Overview of new financial reporting standards implementation
Speakers: Robert Buchanan, Anthony Heffernan, Raewynne Jacobs, Ceri-Ann Ross, Caroline White and Julia Fletcher (moderator)
Session 4: Approaches to public benefit – different perspectives on social housing and charity
Speakers: Andrew Butler, Scott Figenshow, Peter Gunn and Matthew Harding (moderator)
Session 5: Advocacy by charities
Speakers: Sue Barker, Adam Parachin (via webcast), Andrew Phillips and Matthew Harding (moderator)
Session 6: The interplay of judge-made and statute law
Speakers: Jennifer Batrouney QC and Matthew Harding
Session 7: Tax issues and charity
Speakers: Andrew Babbage, Stewart Donaldson, Denham Martin and Jennifer Batrouney QC (moderator)
Session 8: How to build public trust and confidence in the charitable sector
Speakers: Murray Baird, Oonagh Breen, Stephen Reilly and Wayne Tukiri (moderator)
Session 9: Funding, social enterprise and the intersection with charities who operate businesses
Speakers: Louise Aitken, Levi Armstrong, Matt Dodd, Michael Gousmett, David Woods and Steven Moe (moderator)
Session 10: Charity law and accounting in Te Ao Maori
Speakers: Simon Karipa, Damian Stone and Alex Wilson
Session 11: What needs to be done next?
Speakers: Anthony Heffernan, David McLay, Mary Synge and Andrew Phillips (moderator)
[To be added]
Session 12: Future opportunities and challenges
Speakers: Craig Fisher and Matthew Harding
Speaker: Hon Peeni Henare