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Charity Summary

Charity Details

The Open Education Resource Foundation Limited

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

Private Bag 1910
Otago Polytechnic
Forth Street

Charity's other details

03 474 8474

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The OERF is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that provides leadership, international networking and support for educators and educational institutions to achieve their objectives through Open Education.

Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.

Acts as an umbrella / resource body

Provides advice / information / advocacy, Online Resources

Education / training / research

Children / young people

General public, Students

Entity Structure

The OERF is governed by a Board of Directors appointed in accordance with the constitution of the OERF.

Annual Returns

Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/06/2021 25/06/2021 $300,590 $281,763
30/06/2020 14/06/2020 $322,134 $315,263
30/06/2019 24/06/2019 $269,825 $287,709
30/06/2018 20/06/2018 $445,633 $459,991
30/06/2017 22/06/2017 $470,000 $547,000
30/06/2016 25/07/2016 $532,000 $454,000
30/06/2015 30/06/2015 $331,000 $293,000
30/06/2014 11/06/2014 $232,000 $214,000
30/06/2013 28/06/2013 $212,000 $243,000
30/06/2012 19/06/2012 $249,000 $260,000

Annual return table statuses:

• Not paid – We have not matched a payment with the Annual Return.
• Processing – We have to do some work in the background to process the Annual Return.
• Not required – This charity was deregistered for this year, and the annual return is not required.
• If there is no entry, the charity may have made a request to have the information withheld for public interest reasons.

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Asha Kanwar Director 17/03/2020
Megan Gibbons Director 8/10/2019
Oonagh Mary Theresa McGirr Director 19/12/2018
Sandra Wills Director 6/04/2017
Jim Taylor Director 14/12/2011
Philip John Cullen Secretary 28/04/2009
Rory Patrick Mcgreal director 28/04/2009
Wayne Grant Mackintosh director 28/04/2009

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Peter Coolbear Director 1/04/2020
Mary Burgess Director 13/02/2020
Robin Roderick Day director 31/07/2019
Christoper John Staynes director 5/08/2016

Charity Updates

Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.
Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
20/01/2017 NOC004
27/06/2011 AR003
4/10/2010 NOC002
29/09/2010 AR002

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