TCV Weekly News: 23rd July 2020

Kia ora koutou  

Good Morning All!
I hope everyone has had a great week heading into a nice and sunny weekend which will be nice.
I have had a jam-packed week with all my various jobs, hopefully it will be a little calmer next week.

The turnout to the last network meeting was great. Here is a link to the minutes for those that missed it. Please let me know if there are any adjustments that need to be made.

Have a great rest of the week!


This weeks Well-being Wednesday! Check out this great resource for workplace and personal well-being, with
a particular focus on Covid-19 recovery. Resources are avalible in many languages English, Maori, Samoan, Arabic and more.

Check out these great links:
10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits
Read it here
Some charities may not survive Covid-19 as their finances take a hit
Read More

Epilepsy New Zealand would love to encourage new members to join us. If you have epilepsy, membership is now free, or you may wish to make a donation. For others we ask for a small yearly fee of $10. We really appreciate any donations/Koha to help support us and maintain our services. If you become a member you will be kept up- to-date via newsletters and you will be able to have your say at our AGM. Becoming a member not only supports the organisation but you are able to constructively contribute towards the organisations goal of achieving a positive quality of life for people living with epilepsy in New Zealand. To join or update membership visit our website
or phone 0800 374537 to speak to an educator about it or email your name and all of your contact details to

Just over a week to go until the next issue of Tonic Magazine is out – Are you subscribed?
If not, you can find more info (including all the membership perks) on our website:
Learn More here

Which tool when? Collaborating with OneDrive, Teams and SharePoint

Date: 18 Aug, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm NZST

Cost: $30 ex.GST

You will attend this webinar if you and your organisation are already users of OneDrive, Sharepoint and Teams, but you want to take these applications to their full potential in terms of productivity, collaboration, communication and document stororage for your team.

OneDrive, Sharepoint & Teams are a hardworking trio in your Microsoft/Office 365 suite and they work best when used together under clear operating protocol and IT governance. This webinar will provide live demonstrations of how you can use all three tools together to manage your documents, data and teamwork effectively in a virtual cloud based work environment. We will also touch on several key advanced functions of these tools that will benefit your organisation's activity.

Individually we will delve into OneDrive, Sharepoint & Teams to demonstrate 'Best Practice' and how to you can adopt this into your organisation, including providing you with a guide for creating an IT process/governance/protocol for collaborating and communicating with your team with these tools.

By the end of this webinar you will have an understanding of the following topics:

  • The key functions and differences of Teams, OneDrive & Sharepoint
  • How these tools integrate and can be used most effectively together
  • Learn some beneficial advanced functions of these tools
  • Ability to create an IT process/governance protocol for using these tools well across your team
Learn More

How to get found online: 4 steps to attract your community

Date: 3 Sep, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm NZST

Cost: FREE

Nobody wants to be 'ghosted' by Google! But not many people know how to be found online and gain traction to their non-profit website. It's not just about getting any traffic, but getting the RIGHT traffic. Attract keen volunteers, donors, and people within your area who will benefit from your non-profit's purpose. Help your community find you!

In this webinar you'll learn 4 simple strategies to ensure you can be found online.

Learn More

Do you have the right hardware for collaboration?

Date: 4 Aug, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm NZST

Cost: FREE

In a post COVID-19 workplace, teams are becoming more distributed across the office, at home or 'on site'. The right hardware and remote work setup is now essential to ensure seamless, efficient, and easy meetings and collaboration. We will take you through the basic 101 of hardware selection, set-up and budget for video conferencing and working remotely.

More Info
You need to be enrolled to vote and have your say in the upcoming election and referendums. We've made it even easier to enrol online at Check out our video to learn more.
This year’s election will be different because of COVID-19. A range of measures will be in place to help keep people safe while they vote in the 2020 General Election and referendums:

Nan Evans Award 2020

We are now accepting nominations for this special award that is intended to acknowledge voluntary dedication, teamwork, inspirational leadership or those with persistent determination to see our community sector thrive.

The award will  be presented at the TCV Annual General Meeting on 9th November 2020.

*Please note terms and Conditions Apply*
*Only financial members of our network can make nominations*

Nominations Close 26th October 2020

Nominate Now
Ngā mihi nui
Alice Kibble (Coordinator)

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