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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Creative Sounds Society Incorporated
The Stomach

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 586
Palmerston North Central
Palmerston North
84 Lombard Street
Palmerston North

Charity's other details

06 359 0120
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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To provide music facilities and expertise to support the pursuits of creative and original musical arts and emerging artists in the Palmerston North and surrounding regions.

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

Provides buildings / facilities / open space

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers)

Arts / culture / heritage

Community development

Children / young people

General public

Entity Structure

Creative Sounds is an incorporated society, governed by a management committee whom are elected by the membership. The society operates the facility known as The Stomach.

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.


This charity has been granted an exemption from filing an annual return by 31 December 2008 under Section 43 of the Charities act 2005. The first annual return is due by 31 December 2009.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2020 10/11/2020 $182,708 $166,790
31/12/2019 17/10/2019 $202,407 $198,868
31/12/2018 10/10/2018 $171,507 $191,886
31/12/2017 1/02/2018 $141,970 $169,634
31/12/2016 23/11/2016 $90,522 $172,706
31/12/2015 2/02/2016 $126,917 $156,692
31/12/2014 13/11/2014 $134,045 $180,235
31/12/2013 13/08/2014 $81,685 $181,352
31/12/2012 27/02/2013 $130,298 $185,175
31/12/2011 14/03/2012 $148,958 $173,632

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
Felix Carr Convenor 13/10/2020
Callum Goacher Secretary 8/10/2019
Meredith Anne MacKenzie Treasurer 12/10/2015

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Lauren Annear Henderson Convenor 29/09/2020
Fraser Williams Secretary 8/10/2019
Stuart Hubbard Secretary 2/10/2018
Abi Symes Secretary 27/09/2016
David Stevens Convenor 27/09/2016
Hayden Sinclair Chairperson 27/09/2016
Josh Finegan Treasurer 12/10/2015
Bettina Neil Committee Member 13/10/2014
Graeme William Thomas Officer 13/10/2014
Pam Carlton Committee 13/10/2014

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)
14/05/2016 NOC011
14/05/2016 NOC010
14/05/2016 NOC009
14/05/2016 NOC008
13/11/2014 NOC007
18/06/2013 NOC001
27/02/2013 AR006
14/03/2012 AR005
15/03/2011 AR004
28/05/2010 AR003

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