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Family First of New Zealand v Attorney-General judgement

CLAANZ recently intervened in the New Zealand Court of Appeal case, Family First of New Zealand v Attorney-General. The case was heard in October 2019, and a CLAANZ team of consisting of Kate Davenport QCJennifer Batrouney AM QC, Professor Matthew Harding, and Sue Barkerprepared the CLAANZ submissions and then presented oral arguments in Court. The New Zealand Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in this important case

Professor Matthew Harding delivers 18th Kwa Geok Choo Distinguished Visitor Lecture on Charity and Law

CLAANZ Chair, Professor Matthew Harding delivered the 18th Kwa Geok Choo Distinguished Visitor Lecture on 16 January 2020 to a full house at the Moot
Court at the National University of 
Singapore. The lecture was titled "Charity and Law: Past, Present and Future". Find out more here

2019 International Research Fellowship awarded to CLAANZ Director

We are delighted to announce that Wellington Barrister and Charities Law expert, Susan Barker, is the 2019 recipient of the Law Foundation’s International Research Fellowship Te Karahipi Rangahau a Taiao. The Fellowship is New Zealand’s premier legal research award, providing recipients up to $125,000 for research that will make a significant contribution to our law.

Greenpeace of New Zealand Incorporated

The independent Charities Registration Board has decided that Greenpeace of New Zealand Incorporated (“Greenpeace”) does not meet the legal requirements to be registered as a charity. Click here to view the decision. Published on 21 March 2018