Why Incorporate?

2010 Article, updated October 2017 In the first of this series of articles (“As common as dirt”) I outlined the disadvantages of unincorporated societies.  A 2007 Statistics New Zealand report stated that there were then some 97,000 Not-For-Profit entities...

As common as dirt

2010 Article, updated October 2017   The vast majority of New Zealanders must belong to at least one community organisation, and many will belong to a dozen or more in their lifetime.  Few would not have contact with such entities.  At the most basic level are...

MEETING DISTURBANCES AND EMERGENCIES

Two personal experiences as a background In 2014, a meeting of an organisation that had abandoned its previous meeting because of disorder was debating whether to appoint me as an independent chairman when one of those opposing my appointment had a heart attack, and...