Charities Logo
Charities Tag Line - Supporting Charities in New Zealand for Stronger Communities

Use this to find information about a particular charity.

Charity Summary

Charity Details

Inspiring Stories Trust
Inspiring Stories

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

40 Taranaki Street
Te Aro

Charity's other details


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Our purpose is to educate and empower young New Zealanders to make a difference in their communities – socially, environmentally, and economically.

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space, Education/Training/Development for Young People

Education / training / research

Health, Environment / conservation, Community development, Social services, Employment, Arts / culture / heritage, Economic development, Fund-raising, People with disabilities, Promotion of volunteering

Children / young people

Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Older people, People with disabilities, General public, Family / whanau, Migrants / refugees, Schools & Communities

Entity Structure

Inspiring Stories have a team of staff and volunteers led by a Chief Executive, governed report to a Board of Trustees. The Board meet on a monthly basis and as required to provide good governance. In working to educate and empower young New Zealanders, Inspiring Stories delivers a range of programmes, events and mentoring that aim to increase the visibility, capability and confidence of young people making a difference. The Trust engages in some trading activity, including ticket sales.

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
30/06/2019 24/06/2019 $787,431 $777,584
30/06/2018 4/02/2019 $863,866 $751,111
30/06/2017 3/07/2017 $842,006 $847,851
30/06/2016 30/06/2016 $659,500 $645,193
30/06/2015 2/06/2015 $298,098 $267,342
30/06/2014 28/08/2014 $282,117 $293,862
30/06/2013 22/07/2013 $155,751 $135,227
30/06/2012 22/04/2013 $118,338 $100,751
30/06/2011 - - - - Exemption

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Andrew Mark Weaver Chair 2/11/2018
Callum Trevor Skeet Trustee 2/11/2018
Kim Lisa Young Trustee 2/11/2018

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Agnes Clara Naera Trustee 2/11/2018
Angela Lim Co - Chair 2/11/2018
Daniel Henderson Co - Chair 2/11/2018
Katharine Broughton Trustee 2/11/2018
Jacque Lethbridge Trustee 14/01/2018
Martin Enright Chair 14/01/2018
Blake Wong-Ling Trustee 13/06/2017
Steve Barr Trustee 13/06/2017
Vanisa Dhiru Trustee 17/02/2017
Patrick O'Reilly Trustee 24/01/2017

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)
30/10/2019 NOC020
6/11/2018 NOC018
18/01/2018 NOC015
18/12/2017 NOC014
18/12/2017 NOC013
24/06/2017 NOC011
20/03/2017 NOC010
26/06/2016 NOC009
29/06/2015 NOC008
26/03/2014 NOC007

Charity Documents