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Charity Details

Te Wairua O Te Moananui - Ocean Spirit

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

150 Matapouri Road
RD 3

Charity's other details

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To provide education about ocean and coastal environmental issues and ecology, through training, practical learning programs (eg Hauora Moana), creating educational materials, mentoring and presentations to students, community groups, hapu, whanau and the general public. To support the establishment of community-based social enterprises that encourage sustainable practices within coastal and ocean ecosystems and to support communities to improve and enhance the health of these ecosystems.

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers)

Environment / conservation

Education / training / research, Community development, Care / protection of animals, Promotion of volunteering

General public

Children / young people

Entity Structure

We are based on the Tutukaka Coast, Northland. Our Trust Deed states we must have between four and six Trustees. Four Trustees currently constitute our governance board and include the positions of Facilitator, Secretary and Treasurer. The Trustees will use and apply the principles and methods of “Dynamic Governance”, the Circle Meeting format and Consent Decision Making process (as set out in Schedule A of the Trust Deed), in order to achieve the purposes of the Trust.

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 for the year ending 31 March 2019 under section 43 of the Charities Act 2005.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/09/2020 - - - - To be filed
30/09/2019 - - - - Exemption

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Leonie Frances Molloy Trustee 28/01/2019
Alison Mary Louise Giblin Trustee 28/06/2018
Glenn John Edney Trustee 28/06/2018
James Condie Clueard Trustee 28/06/2018
Jane Mary Pares Trustee 28/06/2018

Charity Updates

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Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
4/04/2019 NOC001

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