The general object of the Society is to enable Churches of the Baptist Union of Churches in New Zealand to fulfill the "Great Commission" of the Lord Jesus Christ in those areas of the world to which He may direct. The Society currently has mission personnel in South, South East and East Asia. The NZBMS is an incorporated society under the Incorporated Society Act 1908.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides religious services / activities
Provides advice / information / advocacy
Our constitution states that the Society’s Council shall consist of, the President, Vice-President, National Leader of the Baptist Union and Missionary Society, and the General Director of the Society, the National President of the New Zealand Baptist Missionary Fellowship, up to eight members to be elected by the Annual Meeting. In addition to the above, there may be up to three co-opted members each year.
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 28/02/09 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 28/02/10.
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.