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Charity Details

The Dunedin Community House Incorporated
Name change history
Name Effective Date
The Dunedin Community House Trust Incorporated 30/06/2008
The Dunedin Community House Incorporated 26/11/2012

Registration details

August 31

Address for service

PO Box 5222
Moray Place
283 - 301 Moray Place
Moray Place

Charity's other details

03 471 6150
03 471 6151

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To provide low-cost accessible rental accommodation for groups providing social services for the people of Dunedin and the wider Otago region. To manage such premises for such purposes on behalf of its tenants and the community of Dunedin. To act always with due respect to "Te Tiriti o Waitangi. To respect the cultural integrity of all groups in Dunedin and the wider Otago region.

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

Provides buildings / facilities / open space

Social services

Other charities

Voluntary bodies other than charities

Entity Structure

Members of Dunedin Community House are organisations which provide social services in the Otago region and who have signed leases to rent one or more offices in Dunedin Community House. Dunedin Community House is run by a Management Committee led by a Chairman. Each member of Dunedin Community House is entitled to nominate one for their members to the management committee.

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 28 February 2009 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 28 February 2010.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
28/02/2018 19/12/2017 $339,377 $296,071
28/02/2017 4/12/2016 $349,572 $314,842
29/02/2016 18/04/2016 $356,367 $298,071
28/02/2015 6/01/2015 $323,861 $317,023
28/02/2014 21/01/2014 $316,000 $312,000
28/02/2013 31/01/2013 $311,522 $307,503
29/02/2012 10/04/2012 $309,932 $293,657
28/02/2011 18/02/2011 $279,765 $293,777
28/02/2010 19/02/2010 $299,633 $290,093
28/02/2009 - - - - Exemption

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Andrew Henderson Committee Member 28/11/2017
Debbie Webster Chairperson 23/11/2016
Diane Lowry Committee Member 20/02/2016
Cathy Matthews committee member 24/11/2015
David Horne committee member 24/11/2015
Debbie Clealand committee member 24/11/2015
Heather Wilson Committee member 24/11/2015
Judith Hyslop Committee member 24/11/2015
Julie Butler Deputy Chairperson 24/11/2015
Lesley Paris committee member 24/11/2015

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Shirley Woodrow Chair 28/11/2017
Sally Jane Cranfield Deputy Chair 23/11/2016
Nick Orbell committee member 22/11/2016
Anna Clere committee member 31/10/2016
Ngaire Duke committee member 19/02/2016

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.
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26/01/2018 NOC010
21/04/2016 NOC007
7/01/2016 NOC006
31/01/2013 NOC002
11/12/2012 NOC001
10/04/2012 AR004
19/02/2010 AR002

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