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Charity Details

St John Alexandra Area Committee
St John

Registration details

June 30
Name change history
Name Effective Date
St John Vincent Area Committee 30/06/2008
St John Alexandra Area Committee 30/06/2011

Address for service

PO Box 1443
40 Lichfield Street
Christchurch Central

Charity's other details

03 353 7110

Group Members

Below are all the members of St John. Click into the individual members below to view their charity summary.

Member Charities
Kaikoura St. John Foundation Trust
Order of St John Great Barrier Island
St John Alexandra Area Committee
St John Ambulance Financial Control Board - Timaru
St John Amuri Area Committee
St John Ashburton Area Committee
St John Banks Peninsula Area Committee
St John Bay Of Islands Area Committee
St John Benneydale Area Committee
The Priory In New Zealand of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

We’re on a journey towards becoming a truly integral part of New Zealand’s community health care solution of the future. The Vision for St John is enhanced health and well being for all New Zealanders.

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space


Education / training / research, Emergency / disaster relief, Fund-raising, People with disabilities, Promotion of volunteering

General public

Children / young people, Older people, People with disabilities

Entity Structure

The governing body of St John worldwide is its Grand Council. In New Zealand the Priory Chapter oversees the philosophy of the organisation and approves the strategic and financial direction of St John in New Zealand; recommends change to international policy and provides recommendations on conferring honours and awards. Priory Chapter is chaired by the Governor-General, as Prior of the Order in New Zealand. Priory Chapter is responsible for all of the work of St John in New Zealand but deleg

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. This charity has been granted an exemption from filing a notice of change form with their amended rules on 4 February 2016 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005.

Please note: This charity is a member of a Group which submits Consolidated Annual Returns. To view these Annual Returns on the Group Summary click here. Any Annual Returns listed below were submitted when this charity was a single entity.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2020 Member of 'St John' group - click here to view Annual Return
31/12/2019 Member of 'St John' group - click here to view Annual Return
31/12/2018 Member of 'St John' group - click here to view Annual Return
31/12/2017 Member of 'St John' group - click here to view Annual Return
31/12/2016 Member of 'St John' group - click here to view Annual Return
31/12/2015 Member of 'St John' group - click here to view Annual Return
31/12/2014 15/12/2014 $110,895 $131,831
31/12/2013 28/11/2013 $108,218 $112,331
31/12/2012 14/02/2013 $385,038 $135,834
31/12/2011 19/12/2011 $109,576 $138,549

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Judy Clark Member 2/08/2019
Sarah Murphy Committee Member 28/07/2017
Neville Grubb Committee Member 24/06/2017
Suzanne Maclean Committee Member 24/06/2017
Geoff McHardy Member 24/06/2014
Robert David Miller Member 8/09/2012
Leigh Downer Member 25/06/2008
Sandra Skinner Executive Officer 16/03/1998

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Daniel Mcleod Stephen Member 24/06/2017
Morris Mclean Member 24/06/2017
Neville Charles Grubb Member 24/06/2017
Robert Bond member 24/06/2017
Teresa Kingsford member 17/12/2015
Janice Ivy Graham Member 24/06/2014
Patricia Wyn Shanks Deputy Chairman 24/06/2014
Wayne Harper Member 24/06/2014
Wayne Ronald Harper Member 4/03/2013
Martin Mcpherson Committee Member 25/01/2012

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)
15/11/2018 NOC022
31/05/2017 NOC020
31/05/2017 NOC019
4/05/2016 NOC017
2/07/2014 NOC016
2/12/2013 NOC015
7/03/2013 NOC011
14/02/2013 AR005
27/06/2012 NOC010
21/11/2011 NOC009

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