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Individual Client Level Data (ICLD) Paper

Go here to view this paper. This Issues Paper has been developed to summarise the key issues for the community sector as the basis for engagement with MSD and, potentially, other government agencies.  We are aiming to reach an agreed data collection system that meets MSD’s needs for information, is ethically appropriate for the service users, complies with Privacy Act considerations …

State of the Sector Survey Snapshot

Go here for a one page summary View Sector Survey snapshot View Media Release This is the second in a continuing series of Snapshot Surveys conducted  by ComVoices.  The first was in 2014. The survey is called a ‘snapshot’ because it is designed to give an understanding of the NGO sector at a given time.  The results corroborate other sector research and help us …

Parliamentary Breakfast

Parliamentary Breakfast – Shreya Basu, Open Government Partnership Regional Civil Society coordinator for Asia Pacific Grant Robertson, MP for Wellington Central hosted this parliamentary breakfast for guest speaker Shreya Basu. Her topic was NZ and the Open Government Partnership – what should you know, and why should you care?  More than 80 people attended the event which was generously sponsored …

Communities Count 2: ComVoices 2014 Pre-Election Briefing

Go here for a one page summary. Full report here. This is the second in a continuing series of pre-election briefings by ComVoices.  The first was in 2011. The briefing summarises key community sector issues and suggests possible solutions to political parties, politicians, Ministers, key influencers and the sector itself. The key areas of focus for the 2014 General Election …

State of the Sector Survey Snapshot 2014

Go here for a one page summary. Full report here. This was the first State of the Sector Survey Snapshots.   It was developed because in the lead up to the 2014 General Election, ComVoices had consistently received feedback from community organisations that were finding it increasingly difficult to make ends meet. The survey of more than 300 community organisations showed …