Pivot Conference is 21 October 2021. Click here to learn more.


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20–26 June 2021.

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Let us know what has changed for your organisation since the pandemic began. How are things looking? How can we help?

This is a chance to remind our sector’s supporters and funders that the hau, or vitality, of our community organisations becomes the life force of our communities.

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Pivot Conference 2021

Join us to Shape the Future | Tāraitia te āpōpō! Together we will envisage and define our future of volunteering, Te wā heke me te mahi tūao.

PIVOT 2021 will be a face-to-face event in Wellington, on 21 October, with a special networking and celebratory dinner the night before.

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Preparing for Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu


Want some help preparing for how you will celebrate and recognise your volunteers during National Volunteer Week?

Read Exult Tonic Magazine 50 Preparing for National Volunteer Week 2021, co-written by Michelle Kitney (Volunteering NZ) and Megan Thorn (Exult) for Tonic Magazine.

It includes some awesome NVW ideas and an 8-week action planner. New

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