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Charity Details

Our Seas Our Future Charitable Trust
Our Seas Our Future, OSOF

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

43 Campbells Road
Pine Hill

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) aims to protect New Zealand’s coastal and marine ecosystems through advocacy, education, and environmental stewardship, ensuring that they are managed sustainably and protected for future generations.

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

Other (please state)

(Education and Services)

Environment / conservation

General public

Entity Structure

OSOF is a non-profit marine conservation organisation with a nationwide focus. OSOF currently operates as a volunteer driven initiative, focusing on coastal and marine conservation, environmental education, and community engagement projects. We have representation in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, and Auckland. Our trust deed states that we must have between three and five Trustees. We currently have 5 Trustees that constitute our governance board.

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
31/12/2018 3/09/2018 $2,483 $41
31/01/2018 21/01/2018 $317 $0

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Yuin Khai Foong Trustee 20/08/2018
Noel Jhinku Trustee 29/07/2016
William Tait-Jamieson Trustee 29/07/2016

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Rebecca Bird Trustee 30/10/2018
George William Arthur-Amohau Trustee 2/09/2018
Carole French Trustee 14/07/2018

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)
5/11/2018 NOC008
22/08/2018 NOC006
20/08/2018 NOC004
15/06/2018 NOC003
20/02/2017 NOC001

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