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Charity Summary

Charity Details

NZ Mathematical Society Incorporated
New Zealand Maths Society or NZMS

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

Mathematics & Statistics, University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch Central

Charity's other details


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To promote research and education in the mathematical sciences and to promote the development, application and dissemination of mathematical knowledge within New Zealand. To assist mathematicians in New Zealand to maintain effective cooperation with one another and with mathematicians and mathematical societies in other countries, and to facilitate collaborative research in the mathematical sciences as a consequence of such cooperation.

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

Other (please state)

(Promotes mathematical sciences), Makes grants / loans to individuals, Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities)

Education / training / research

Other (please state)

(Mathematicians and mathematics graduate students, general public)

Entity Structure

The membership of the Society consists of three classes of members-ordinary, honorary, and institutional members. The governing body of the Society consists of one elected President, one elected Vice-President, and seven elected members. The Council meets at least once a year, and at other times if requested by the President or at least three members of Council. There is an Annual General Meeting, usually held in December.

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
30/06/2021 - - - To be filed To be filed
31/08/2020 Processing $38,670 $32,791
30/09/2019 6/09/2019 $25,474 $18,716
30/06/2018 28/01/2019 $30,596 $25,703
30/06/2017 26/04/2018 $27,107 $22,648
30/06/2016 7/11/2016 $26,765 $23,976
30/06/2015 8/12/2015 $30,303 $16,744
30/06/2014 16/12/2014 $50,006 $31,869
30/06/2013 6/12/2013 $26,517 $24,726
30/06/2012 11/07/2012 $27,199 $20,451

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
Graham Donovan Council member 3/12/2019
Thomasin Ann Lynch Council member 3/12/2019
Sahana Cidambi Council member (Postgraduate) 6/09/2019
Melissa Tacy Council member 4/12/2018
Phillip Wilson Council member 4/12/2018
Shaun Hendy President 3/12/2018
Francis Leslie-Ellis Council member 2/03/2018
Kevin Broughan Council member 5/12/2017
Stephen Marsland Treasurer 5/12/2016
Vivien Kirk Vice President 1/12/2015

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Emily Harvey Council Member 3/12/2019
Shaun Cooper Council Member 6/09/2019
Emma Greenbank Council member 7/06/2019
Astrid an Huef Vice-President 4/12/2018
Mark Joseph McGuinness Council Member 4/12/2018
Bruce van Brunt Treasurer 31/05/2018
Winston Sweatman Vice-President 5/12/2016
Astrid an Heuf Council member 1/12/2015
Winston Sweatman President 1/12/2015
Graham Weir Councillor 31/12/2014

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)
5/12/2019 NOC023
8/09/2019 NOC022
10/12/2018 NOC019
26/06/2018 NOC018
8/05/2018 NOC017
22/02/2018 NOC015
15/02/2018 NOC014
31/01/2018 NOC013
26/01/2018 NOC012
22/12/2017 NOC011

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