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Charity Details

Medic Alert Foundation - New Zealand Incorporated
Medic Alert, MedicAlert, Medic - Alert

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 40028
Upper Hutt
Level 8
84 Main Street
Upper Hutt

Charity's other details


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The charitable objects for which the Society is established are: (Abbrev. due to avail space) (a) To provide indicia to persons suffering from .. (b) To educate the wider public that those who have medical problems such as .. (c) To educate the wider public, including workplace personnel, that increasing population travel, aging, and/or human error .. (d) To encourage Healthcare Providers, Health Practitioners, members of law enforcement agencies and others, when administering first aid, public safety and welfare, emergency identification, search and rescue and/or medical treatment.. (e) To acquire, store, disclose and maintain personal and health information .. (f) To do all such things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above charitable objects including, without limitation, making grants.

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

Other (please state)

(Emergency identification and medical harm prevention for at risk Health Consumers), Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities), Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy


Education / training / research, People with disabilities, Emergency Medical Information

Other (please state)

(People with hidden and potentially life threatening medical risks), Children / young people, Other charities, Older people, People with disabilities, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin, General public, Family / whanau, Migrants / refugees

Entity Structure

Medic Alert Foundation – New Zealand Incorporated is a New Zealand Registered Non-Profit Organisation in accordance with the Incorporated Societies Act 1908. The Foundation is also a New Zealand Registered Charity, Registration # CC25227 and a Health Information Agency listed on Schedule 2 of the Health Information Privacy Code.

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 by 31 December 2008 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 31 December 2009.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2020 5/11/2020 $3,150,472 $2,947,798
31/12/2019 6/11/2019 $2,346,311 $2,261,727
31/03/2019 10/04/2019 $1,837,432 $1,833,232
31/12/2017 8/11/2017 $1,915,467 $1,922,336
31/12/2016 24/11/2016 $2,042,745 $2,057,947
31/12/2015 3/12/2015 $1,746,923 $1,634,500
31/12/2014 5/05/2015 $1,538,949 $1,603,156
31/12/2013 29/01/2014 $1,338,312 $1,444,379
31/12/2012 20/11/2012 $1,108,855 $1,363,181
31/12/2011 11/11/2011 $1,026,887 $1,309,021

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Graham Sharpe Director 6/11/2019
Katy Wilkinson Director 6/11/2019
Lallit Rajpal Director 6/11/2019
Ashley Leabourn Board Secretary 1/12/2018
Michael Robin Bott Director 2/11/2016
Richard Cooper Operations Manager 15/06/2015
Pieri Munro Board Chair 5/11/2014
Dr Andrew Dunn Deputy Chair 7/11/2012
Jenny Kendall Director 7/11/2012
Wayne Guppy Director 10/11/2010

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Andrew Bos Director 6/11/2019
Kate Wang Director 6/11/2019
Barbara Cheevers Finance Manager 30/11/2018
Raymond John William Brookie Director 7/11/2018
Amber Kearns Authorised Signatory 31/10/2017
Harish Rajpal Board Member 30/06/2014
Alan Alexander Fraser Board Member 7/11/2012
Donald John Griffin Board Member 7/11/2012
Kate Wang Officer 7/11/2012
Lois Alison Bush Deputy Chairperson of Board 7/11/2012

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)
6/11/2020 NOC021
27/11/2019 NOC019
6/11/2019 NOC017
21/03/2018 NOC015
9/11/2017 NOC013
24/11/2016 NOC011
3/12/2015 NOC010
5/05/2015 NOC009
22/10/2013 AR007
11/11/2011 AR005

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