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Charity Details

The Therapy Box

Registration details

July 31

Address for service

36 Rathlin Street
Blockhouse Bay

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Formed in 2015, The Therapy Box operates New Zealand's first activity library for adults in care. Our vision is that adults receiving care are having fun and engaging with their community. Our mission is to provide fun and therapeutic activities to enhance well-being.

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Provides advice / information / advocacy, Providing low cost 'Activity Kits'


Education / training / research, People with disabilities

Older people

People with disabilities

Entity Structure

The Therapy Box is governed by a board of trustees. A Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary are elected from the trustees each year at the AGM as required. The board must have a minimum of 3 board members, and a maximum of 6.

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
31/01/2020 21/01/2020 $10,644 $8,166
31/01/2019 15/01/2019 $7,383 $7,631
31/01/2018 28/01/2018 $3,603 $4,993
31/01/2017 12/12/2016 $2,472 $229

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Blair Zhang Treasurer 28/04/2019
Roda Samortin Trustee 2/12/2018
Sophia Peiyun Lee-Miller Marketing Officer 24/07/2018
Lawrence Bailey Chairperson 27/08/2017

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Rena Alma Bryson Treasurer 13/02/2019
Anneliese Sabrowski Secretary 2/12/2018
Hannah Young Chairperson 2/12/2018
Sean Carney Treasurer 2/12/2018
Melissa Jackson Treasurer 27/08/2017
Cara Venter Trustee 14/07/2016
Clare Arnold Executive Officer 14/07/2016

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)
28/05/2019 NOC017
14/05/2019 NOC016
14/03/2019 NOC015
14/02/2019 NOC014
2/12/2018 NOC012
19/08/2018 NOC011
11/05/2018 NOC010
11/05/2018 NOC009
13/10/2017 NOC007
29/08/2017 NOC006

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