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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Birthright New Zealand

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 12677
Level 4
204 Thorndon Quay

Charity's other details

04 802 5377

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Birthright works to strengthen and enrich the lives of children and families. We specialise in working with families led by one person.

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

Acts as an umbrella / resource body

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy

Social services

Education / training / research, Community development

Family / whanau

Children / young people

Entity Structure

Birthright New Zealand is a Trust with affiliate organisations throughout New Zealand. The governance of the Trust is carried out by up to nine Trustees, of whom at least 3 must be elected by the affiliate organisations. Four trustees may be appointed although the elected Trustees must always form the majority of trustees.

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
31/12/2019 - - - - To be filed
31/12/2018 18/10/2018 $179,528 $274,907
31/12/2017 3/12/2017 $222,280 $243,575
31/12/2016 22/12/2016 $0 $11,243

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Leanne Leslie Inder Trustee 23/10/2018
Mark Vincent Ford Trustee 13/04/2018
Adrian Stuart Gregory Trustee/chairperson 13/02/2016
Colin Tuson Trustee/Treasurer 13/02/2016
Jane Elizabeth Lancaster Trustee 13/02/2016
Susan Elizabeth Symons Trustee 13/02/2016

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Megan Annette Thomas Chief Executive 10/05/2019
Phillipa Anne Ballard Trustee/Chairperson 28/09/2018
Heather Christine Hayden CEO 5/04/2018
Mark David John Young Trustee 15/12/2017
Lisa June Hardie Trustee 1/12/2017

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)
1/11/2018 NOC013
23/10/2018 NOC012
6/06/2018 NOC010
5/06/2018 NOC009
7/02/2018 NOC008
10/07/2017 NOC006
6/07/2017 NOC005
14/07/2016 NOC002
28/06/2016 NOC001

Charity Documents