BRIAN GAYNOR: Charity sector needs far more transparency

By Brian Gaynor | Fri, 14 Feb 2020


The charity sector appears to have made a solid recovery since the global financial crisis, which had a major impact on donations and investment returns.However, the Charities Register website, which is supposed to contain information on all 27,396 NZ registered charities, is poorly laid out with data difficult to retrieve and evaluate.The website has a huge amount of information, but this hasn’t been consolidated into aggregated figures that would allow us to assess their overall performance.The other issue is that the major universities are r...