Mel Hewitson's Blog - Governance & effective chairing
Our second blog on governance is from CSI’s chair, Mel Hewitson. Mel’s current governance roles include being deputy chair of Foundation North, and an independent non-executive director of Simplicity NZ, Trust Investments Management Limited, Heritage Trustee Company and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia. In this blog, Mel looks at some the approaches a board chair can use to run effective meetings.
Jo Brosnahan's Blog - Governance, Leadership and Diversity
Kia ora koutou,
Investment in improving the governance of non-government organisations was one of the recommendations of the What is the Future for NGO Governance? report published in September.
An Aotearoa agenda for wellbeing
Social change agendas are often driven by a focus on ‘fixing’ people and their problems. It’s a negative focus that for those being ‘fixed’ can feel disempowering. The new focus by Government on a social change agenda driven by promoting well-being, however, is aspirational.