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Charity Summary

Charity Details

CARITAS Aotearoa New Zealand - Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

PO Box 12193
22 Hill Street

Charity's other details

04 496 1742
04 499 2519
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Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu


South Sudan, Sudan

South America



Bangladesh, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Philippines

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To deliver the Church's mission for justice, peace and integral human development in accordance with Catholic social teachings. To raise and distribute funds for programmes of justice, peace and integral human development. To be a voice for the Catholic Church on matters of justice, peace and development.

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

Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities)

Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides religious services / activities

Community development

Education / training / research, Emergency / disaster relief, Religious activities, International activities, Fund-raising

Other (please state)

(impoverished communities), Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, General public, Migrants / refugees, Religious groups

Entity Structure

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand ("Caritas") is an agency of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference ("NZCBC"), established by the NZCBC as the national Catholic agency for justice, peace and development and accountable to the NZCBC for this work. Catholic Bishops Conference Securities Limited ("CBCSL") has been incorporated to provide the Conference with an entity that has separate civil legal status. As an agency of the NZCBC Caritas must abide by the Norms of the NZCBC.

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
30/06/2020 18/06/2020 $4,425,085 $4,887,893
30/06/2019 28/06/2019 $7,156,002 $7,328,298
30/06/2018 26/06/2018 $4,501,832 $5,142,498
30/06/2017 2/06/2017 $6,196,524 $7,516,639
30/06/2016 20/05/2016 $5,591,772 $6,463,644
30/06/2015 18/06/2015 $5,143,212 $5,850,937
30/06/2014 5/06/2014 $5,833,586 $5,364,195
30/06/2013 6/06/2013 $4,249,487 $3,426,895
30/06/2012 28/06/2012 $3,960,657 $3,467,514
30/06/2011 24/06/2011 $3,833,133 $3,494,590

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Brendan Peter Ward Board member 9/05/2019
Mena Antonio Board member 9/05/2019
Matalena Leaupepe Board member 1/03/2019
Rawiri Morunga Board Member 25/08/2017
Grant Segar Board member 17/03/2017
Keith Wedlock Board member 17/03/2017
Michael Delany Board Member 18/03/2016
Jo-anne Carley Board Member 20/11/2015
Kevin Lampen-Smith Board member 14/03/2014
Julianne Hickey Chief Executive Officer 1/02/2012

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Beverly Turnbull Board Member 22/11/2019
Gerard Aynsley Board member 22/03/2019
Loraine Elliott Board member 23/11/2018
Marisha Dorrance Board member 17/03/2017
Martin Gunn Board member 17/03/2017
David Hotere Board Member 16/01/2017
Maureen Kerr Board Member 20/11/2015
Albano Da Costa Board member 20/03/2015
Lucia Jacobs Board member 28/11/2014
John Richards Board member 29/11/2013

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)
24/01/2020 NOC019
4/09/2018 NOC017
14/03/2018 NOC015
2/06/2016 NOC013
2/06/2016 NOC012
20/05/2016 NOC011
20/05/2016 NOC010
10/02/2016 NOC009
26/01/2015 NOC008
6/06/2013 AR006

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