Family First may be de-registered as a charity soon. They have been sent a notice of de-registration from Charities Services, but plan to fight it in court. They have previously defended against an attempt to be de-registered last year.

I have a pending complaint with Charities Services to have a charity de-registered that's been on hold for a couple of years. I heard this week about someone else who has a similar complaint that has been on hold for over 3 years now.

My understanding is that the recent Greenpeace case has caused the Department of Internal Affairs, who look after Charities Services, to put many complaints on hold: