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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Birthright New Zealand

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 12677
39 The Terrace
204 Thorndon Quay
Wellington Central

Charity's other details

04 802 5377
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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Birthright works to strengthen and enrich the lives of children and families. We specialise in working with families led by one person.

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

Acts as an umbrella / resource body

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy

Social services

Education / training / research, Community development

Family / whanau

Children / young people

Entity Structure

Birthright New Zealand is a Trust with affiliate organisations throughout New Zealand. The governance of the Trust is carried out by up to nine Trustees, of whom at least 3 must be elected by the affiliate organisations. Four trustees may be appointed although the elected Trustees must always form the majority of trustees.

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
31/01/2021 - - - - To be filed
31/12/2019 21/11/2019 $271,272 $328,260
31/12/2018 18/10/2018 $179,528 $274,907
31/12/2017 3/12/2017 $222,280 $243,575
31/12/2016 22/12/2016 $0 $11,243

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Leanne Leslie Inder Trustee 23/10/2018
Mark Vincent Ford Trustee 13/04/2018
Adrian Stuart Gregory Trustee/chairperson 13/02/2016
Colin Tuson Trustee/Treasurer 13/02/2016
Jane Elizabeth Lancaster Trustee 13/02/2016
Susan Elizabeth Symons Trustee 13/02/2016

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Megan Annette Thomas Chief Executive 10/05/2019
Phillipa Anne Ballard Trustee/Chairperson 28/09/2018
Heather Christine Hayden CEO 5/04/2018
Mark David John Young Trustee 15/12/2017
Lisa June Hardie Trustee 1/12/2017

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)
21/11/2019 NOC014
1/11/2018 NOC013
23/10/2018 NOC012
6/06/2018 NOC010
5/06/2018 NOC009
7/02/2018 NOC008
10/07/2017 NOC006
6/07/2017 NOC005
14/07/2016 NOC002
28/06/2016 NOC001

Charity Documents