Date posted: 01/12/2021 3 min read

Entries open for the 2022 New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards

Entries are now being invited for the fifth annual New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards in 2022.

The New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards are presented annually by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) to recognise excellence in charity reporting and to help the sector continue to improve the quality of its reporting.

Entries are now being invited for the fifth annual awards in 2022.

Charities have been required to apply the reporting standards issued by the External Reporting Board (XRB) since 2016. These were introduced to provide greater transparency and consistency in reporting in the charities sector.

This year we are combining Tiers 1 and 2, so there are three reporting categories and adding a Te Ao Māori Award as well as the Sustainability Award that was introduced last year.

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Judging criteria

For each reporting category:

  • compliance with reporting standards – 50%
  • communication effectiveness – 50%

For sustainability:

demonstrating how economic, social and financial resources are managed to ensure prosperous future for the charity and stakeholders.

For Te Ao Māori:

demonstrating a Māori world view in how the entity goes about its mahi.

Who can enter

It does not matter how you are involved with a charity  – whether you are an employee, volunteer, professional adviser, donor or funder – you can nominate a charity you believe should be recognised.

How to enter

Send the charity’s registration number (begins with CC), along with your relationship to the charity by email to: [email protected] by midday Friday 18 February 2022.

From this, we will obtain the charity’s most recent Financial Statements (for Tier 1 and 2 charities) or Performance Report (for Tier 3 and 4 charities) that has been filed on the Charities Register.

Where a charity prepares an annual report, we encourage this to include full financials and be filed on the Charities Register.


Prizes will be awarded to the winner and highly commended in each of the three reporting categories plus the Sustainability Award. One prize will be awarded to the overall winner for Te Ao Māori Award.

We will notify winners by Friday 1 April 2022.

For more information

Please contact: Maike Scherer

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