Little Penguins, Big Drama: Lessons on How to Go Viral from the National Aquarium of New Zealand

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When I joined the Blackbaud Arts and Cultural Solutions team, I stumbled across social posts from the National Aquarium of New Zealand and have been following them ever since. Felicity: For over 2 years, keepers from the National Aquarium of New Zealand (located in Napier, Hawke’s Bay) have voted on the good and naughty penguin of the month. Perhaps a bit of ‘kiwi (New Zealand) humour’ has helped!

WWF-New Zealand Welcomes New Green Growth Report

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Peter Hardstaff, WWF-New Zealand climate change spokesperson said: "This report is a useful addition to the growing body of evidence demonstrating the potential benefits of more sustainable economic development for New Zealand. "Particularly WWF-New Zealand urges the government to act on the report’s recommendations in these two sectors as a matter of priority."

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Happy Birthday, TechSoup New Zealand!

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TechSoup Global has been rapidly expanding over the course of the past few years, with new nonprofit partners launched in 32 countries around the world (and many others on the way!). Our partner in New Zealand participated in a party hosted by Microsoft New Zealand to celebrate their first anniversary of being part of the TechSoup Global Network. Microsoft helped support their launch and product donation program throughout organizations across New Zealand.

Social Media Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia and New Zealand

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Nonprofits anywhere in the world can attend the webinars, but the content of this webinar series is specifically tailored for nonprofits located in Australia and New Zealand. A few examples of Asian nonprofits that excel in their use of social media will be featured, but since 90% of last year’s attendees were from Australia and New Zealand – those countries and their nonprofits will be the primary focus.

Announcing… Social Media Webinars for Nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Lately I have been receiving a lot of requests from nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia for recorded versions of my social media webinars. However, I don’t record my webinars and the current schedule is not compatible with nonprofits located in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia since most nonprofit staff are still sleeping (and dreaming) when they are being presented live to nonprofits in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Western Europe.

Remote Access Proves Critical to New Zealand NGO After Earthquake

Tech Soup Blog

Through my work with TechSoup Global, all kinds of amazing stories cross my desk, but a letter we received from the Cystic Fibrosis Association of New Zealand after their recent earthquake piqued my interest. A year earlier, when they had received donations from Microsoft through TechSoup New Zealand , they had no idea that the software would prove critical to their ability to serve their members after the 7.2

The Networked NGO in Australia and New Zealand: Te Ao Maori

Beth Kanter

I’m headed to New Zealand and Australia to facilitate workshops in both countries and to keynote the ConnectingUp Conference (Australia’s version of the Nonprofit Technology Conference). Here’s my some of my itinerary while I’m in Australia and New Zealand: May 11, 2013: Full Day Workshop: The Networked NGO in New Zealand. Flickr Photo by TomtheJet.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

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In his speech, he pledged to "create a new corps of business volunteers to partner with counterparts in Muslim-majority countries." Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Powerful Strategies for Your 2021 Annual Fundraising Plan

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In order to continue reaching new donors and growing your mission into the new year, you’ll need a focused annual giving plan that takes into account the new landscape of fundraising. Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: MobileCause.

Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge

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Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge : Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July. The challenge has peaked in publicity in the last week as celebrities in the US continue to nominate each other, while showing off their famous friends, to pour iced water over themselves and donate money to American charity ALS Association

[FREE WEBINAR] 4 Fundraising Trends for 2021 and Beyond

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Toyota NZ launches Facebook charity giveaway | Fundraising & Philanthropy Australasia Magazine

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Toyota NZ launches Facebook charity giveaway | Fundraising & Philanthropy Australasia Magazine : 5 charities around New Zealand will receive a free Toyota Corolla at the conclusion of the Japanese car company’s clever social media campaign. Toyota New Zealand is helping to promote the good work of the nation’s charities with a social media intiative that will see the top 25 nonprofits, as voted by the public, receive a free Toyota Corolla for three years.

[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. <<

Orphan charity wins social media campaign | Voxy.co.nz

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Orphan charity wins social media campaign | Voxy.co.nz : With 24,997 registered charities in New Zealand, one small charity which started in Invercargill in 2004 has surprised large players in the field, as well as New Zealand public by winning first place in a nationwide social media competition, "25 Ways to Say Thanks". The prizes were the use of 25 brand new Corollas for three years - each going to the top 25 charities

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Use Crowdfunding to Raise More Money

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Google, Local Platforms Respond to Japan's 8.9 Earthquake Crisis | Fast Company

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hours Google launched its person finder application, which was also used when New Zealand's 6.3 Google, Local Platforms Respond to Japan's 8.9 Earthquake Crisis | Fast Company: "An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9 hit Japan today, resulting in tsunami warnings for 20 countries, as well as California and Hawaii. Crisis mappers wasted no time responding: In under 2.5 quake struck last month, and

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Affect is a new community event highlighting the diversity of work and design behind social change. TechNow is the longest-running nonprofit technology conference in the Pittsburgh region – a whole day devoted to new, important technology trends and resources for nonprofits. Fast Company / New York, NY / $1,999. New partnerships with other sectors. New voices energizing conversations.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Use Crowdfunding to Raise More Money

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Jared Kylstad and Lauren Slocum , Charity Services Specialists at GoFundMe Charity.

[FREE WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Make Their Fundraising Campaigns More Social

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Lightful. Social media channels can help you amplify the message of your fundraising campaigns.

[WEBINAR] Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits

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From chatbots to social advertising, this webinar will focus on what’s new and next in social media so that your nonprofit can embrace being an early adopter to achievement maximum return-on-investment (ROI). What’s new in Facebook Fundraising Tools, Instagram Donate Stickers, and YouTube Giving. • Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10 (USD).

[FREE WEBINAR] Introduction to Google Analytics for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Josh Kashorek , Director of Marketing at Journity . Nearly everyone has Google Analytics installed on their websites, but they should.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Online Communication & Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs Worldwide

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Now in its fourth edition, this year’s report provides technology benchmarks for Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States and Canada.

[FREE WEBINAR] Charitable Online Solicitation: Is Your Nonprofit Compliant?

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Your website and social media channels are remarkable tools that provide boundless opportunities to reach new donors to fuel your mission. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Your Nonprofit Can Recruit & Retain Digital Sponsors

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Dana Bakich , Founder and CEO of Positive Equation.

[WEBINAR] Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (90 minutes). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Raise More Money Through Crowdfunding

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: April 16, 2019. Time: 1 pm EST/10 am PST. Presented by: Gary Wohlfeill of CrowdRise by GoFundMe.

[FREE WEBINAR] Using Online Tools to Uplevel Your Live Fundraising Event

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In-person fundraising events are wonderful ways to help organizations meet new donors, establish trust and, of course, raise money. This webinar will show you how your nonprofit can capture new donors, drive event attendance and make it easy to give anytime, anywhere with expert tips and strategies. Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: MobileCause.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: February 19, 2019. Time: 1pm EST. Presented by: Julia Campbell , Founder of J Campbell Social Marketing. Sponsored by: TBD.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Behavioral Economics to Build a Successful Monthly Giving Program

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Now in its fourth edition, this year’s report provides technology benchmarks for Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States and Canada.

12 Social-Media Best Practices, Part 2 : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

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Sticking with the disaster-relief example, if you were engaged in helping those affected by a natural disaster in New Zealand, then you could help others by providing them up-to-the-minute news, pointing them to resources that would allow them to help or participate in the relief efforts, and creating conversations with others that help draw attention to the cause.

[Free Webinar] 10 Website and Email Marketing Best Practices for Small Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: January 8, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Fundraising in 2020

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Elizabeth McDonough of Classy. If it seems like we’ve been talking about 2020 for decades—it’s because we have been.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Julia Campbell of J Campbell Social Marketing.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Streamline the Golf Fundraiser & Raise More Dollars

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Katie Casillas , Director of Marketing at GolfStatus.org. Cost: Free.

[Free Webinar] 10 Fundraising Tips for a Successful #GivingTuesday 2019

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Gary Wohlfeill. Fundraiser for: Wildlife SOS (Donation Optional). GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

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Australia and New Zealand – 7%. #GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1 and below are important data about GivingTuesday donors to help your nonprofit create a successful campaign.

[FREE WEBINAR] 6 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Site Secure from Getting Hacked

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Chuck Spidell of ILLUSIO.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Mobile Messaging to Grow Your Nonprofit and Boost Fundraising

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: May 7, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Corey Blake , Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Leah Libolt , Senior Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Heather Kopec , Director of Annual Giving, Virginia Tech.

6 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Site Secure from Getting Hacked

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Chuck Spidell , Nonprofit WordPress Security Expert at ILLUSIO.

Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa | Madeleine Bunting | Global development | guardian.co.uk

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Since then, the open source platform has been deployed 12,000 times across the globe, from earthquakes in Haiti, New Zealand and Australia to the tsunami in Japan this year.

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[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: March 12, 2019. Time: 1pm EST. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Fundraiser for: Wildlife SOS (Donation Optional).