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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Auckland Foundation
Name change history
Name Effective Date
Auckland Communities Foundation 19/07/2010
Auckland Foundation 28/02/2017

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

PO Box 139
Shortland Street
Auckland Central
Level 2, 2 Princes Street
Auckland Central

Charity's other details

09 366 1523

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Auckland Foundation (AF) is here to make Auckland a better place by helping generous people build a permanent pool of funds to support the causes of today and tomorrow.

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

Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities)

Makes grants / loans to individuals, Sponsors / undertakes research, Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy

Community development

Accommodation / housing, Education / training / research, Health, Environment / conservation, Social services, Arts / culture / heritage, Sport / recreation, Care / protection of animals, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering

General public

Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Older people, Animals, People with disabilities, Family / whanau, Migrants / refugees

Entity Structure

Entity's Structure The Board of Trustees was represented by Geoffrey Clews Alison Sutton Suneil Connor Joy Marslin Melanie Hewitson Kenneth Leong Amokura Panaho

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.


Charity has been granted an extension to file 2016 annual return to 30 November 2016. Documents filed under Letters.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/10/2018 29/10/2018 $1,618,588 $1,490,183
30/09/2017 26/10/2017 $2,172,441 $1,617,219
30/09/2016 2/12/2016 $3,909,674 $1,712,379
30/09/2015 28/09/2015 $1,536,122 $1,379,972
30/09/2014 29/09/2014 $1,476,983 $1,197,586
30/09/2013 26/09/2013 $914,414 $915,435
30/09/2012 3/12/2012 $544,481 $54,424
30/09/2011 31/10/2011 $199,830 $9,927

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Douglas Hanna Trustee 25/09/2017
Ian Short Trustee 25/09/2017
Kenneth Whitney Trustee 25/09/2017
Amokura Panoho Trustee 1/06/2016
Suneil Connor Trustee 1/06/2016
Joy Marslin Trustee 4/12/2015
Mel Hewitson Trustee 21/08/2015
Alison Joy Sutton Trustee 17/06/2013
Geoffrey Clews Trustee 6/08/2011

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Shaun Adams Trustee 25/09/2017
Simon Tran Trustee 29/05/2017
Peter Elderkin Trustee 1/05/2017
Marion Jane Webster Trustee 23/01/2017
Kirk Vaughan Sargent Trustee 30/05/2016
Ingrid Merhyl Waugh Trustee 19/10/2015
Philippa Anne King Trustee 5/06/2015
Clare de Lore Trustee 15/03/2015
Jerry Hobson Norman Trustee 12/01/2015
June McCabe Trustee 28/07/2014

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)
24/02/2014 NOC011
13/09/2013 AR004
5/08/2013 NOC009
5/08/2013 NOC008
22/04/2013 NOC007
6/08/2012 NOC006
3/08/2012 NOC005
4/11/2011 NOC004
26/10/2011 NOC003
8/10/2010 NOC002

Charity Documents