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Charity Details

Aoraki Multicultural Council Incorporated
Multicultural Aoraki formerly Aoraki Migrant Centre

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

27 Sophia Street

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Aoraki Multicultural Council works to build bridges of Cultural Harmony. The mission statement underpins the following objectives: Community wellbeing & understanding through education and the promotion of understanding - To promote goodwill, tolerance and understanding among people of diverse ethnic cultures - To work together in our community with aim of fostering a tolerant and harmonious society - Increase knowlededge of different cultures which will assist to breakdown prejudices. The diverse ethnic mix will bring more vibrancey to Aoraki community.

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

Provides advice / information / advocacy

Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space, Provides religious services / activities

Social services

Education / training / research, Health, Community development, Arts / culture / heritage, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering

Migrants / refugees

Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Older people, People with disabilities, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin, General public, Family / whanau, Religious groups

Entity Structure

The Council comes under the umbrella of New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils Inc. 9 committee members constitute our governance board, including 5 executive officer positions: Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. The AMC has two branches: Multicultural Aoraki and Timaru Newcomers Network. Our operations are managed by one paid employee who manages the Multicultural Aoraki. Volunteers support us with our various activities

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
30/09/2021 23/08/2021 $305,207 $283,915
30/09/2020 10/03/2021 $168,096 $101,076
30/09/2019 19/08/2019 $58,312 $60,283
30/09/2018 29/08/2018 $67,552 $65,425
30/09/2017 4/09/2017 $78,311 $69,931
30/09/2016 29/09/2016 $70,283 $61,695
30/09/2015 16/09/2015 $37,971 $52,030
30/09/2014 30/09/2014 $36,053 $9,196
31/10/2013 19/10/2013 $362 $1,754
30/09/2012 18/09/2012 $10,291 $4,678

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
Gregory O'Brien Chair 1/02/2021
Vivien Grace Wood Committee Member 1/02/2021
Barbara Jane Gilchrist Exec Member 17/11/2020
Steven Gareth Jones Exec Member 15/10/2019
Sina Latu Executive Member 17/07/2019
Satish Lata Vice Chair 10/03/2019
Atony Howey Executive 28/07/2013
Kate Wright Chairperson 28/07/2013

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Kashyap Hari Treasurer 1/06/2021
Sharon Maree Taylor Exec Member 16/04/2021
Belinda Dewe Executive 17/11/2020
Hacer Tekinkaya Executive Member 17/11/2020
Leigh Anna Lawless Vice chairperson 17/11/2020
Yuko Eugichi Executive Member 17/11/2020
Kate Elsen Vice Chairperson 22/06/2017
Shailesh Modi Treasurer 18/04/2016
Yuko Muirhead Treasurer 31/03/2016
Kerry McAllister Executive 15/07/2015

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)
18/09/2019 NOC013
11/03/2019 NOC011
2/03/2018 NOC008
11/11/2015 NOC005
24/10/2014 NOC004
19/10/2013 AR004
18/09/2012 NOC001
30/09/2011 AR002

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