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Charity Details

Rainbow Youth Incorporated
I'm Local

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

11 Edinburgh Street
Auckland Central

Charity's other details

09 376 4155

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The vision of Rainbow Youth Incorporated (the "Society" or "RY") is: "Acceptance of the diversity of sexuality and gender in Aotearoa New Zealand." OUR MISSION “To provide unbiased information and education regarding sexuality, gender and identity to everyone in the community, in order to foster understanding and acceptance of diversity” “To provide support, information and advocacy services to queer and questioning youth, their friends, and whānau” OUR VALUES To provide a safe, supportive environment for queer and questioning youth, their friends, family and whānau. To provide and promote drug-free, alcohol-free and smoke-free environments Respect for the diversity of peoples everywhere Loyalty and respect for others opinions Youth operated; For youth by youth Promoting Leadership Respect for an individual’s right to confidentiality Principles of the Tiriti o Waitangi (Treaty of Waitangi) Fun and Humor To Know who you/we are, to be who you/we are! Whaia to

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

Other (please state)

(Youth services), Makes grants / loans to individuals, Sponsors / undertakes research, Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space

Other (please state)

(Youth services), Education / training / research, Health, Community development, Social services, Arts / culture / heritage, Sport / recreation, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering

Children / young people

Voluntary bodies other than charities, People with disabilities, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin, General public, Family / whanau, Migrants / refugees

Entity Structure

The Society is governed by an Executive Board of young people aged under 28 years. The Board is elected by the full members of the Society. (Anyone is eligible to be a full member who is under 28 years of age and supports the aims and purposes of the Society, as set out in the Society's constitution.) The Executive Board presently comprises two co-chairpersons, a treasurer, a secretary, and 6 other executive board members. The Board sets the strategic direction of the organisation, and employs s

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
30/09/2017 16/08/2017 $407,266 $355,907
30/09/2016 5/07/2016 $323,668 $327,879
30/09/2015 10/09/2015 $247,218 $269,762
30/09/2014 22/02/2015 $199,244 $170,374
30/09/2013 29/09/2013 $130,068 $232,178
30/09/2012 6/09/2012 $242,810 $270,487
30/09/2011 10/04/2012 $137,873 $271,208
30/09/2010 1/10/2010 $380,300 $170,778
30/09/2009 22/10/2009 $117,768 $134,812

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Frances Arns Executive Director 25/09/2017
Bella Simpson Executive Board Member 25/06/2017
Laura Olsen Executive Board Member 25/06/2017
Lucy Cowie Executive Board Member 25/06/2017
Hamish Tait Treasurer 26/06/2016
Ryvre Thompson Secretary 26/06/2016
Taine Hadley Polkinghorne Co-Chairperson 26/06/2016
Sophie Sills Co-Chairperson 28/06/2015

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Duncan Matthews Executive Director 6/10/2017
Debra Doyle Executive Board Member 25/06/2017
Emilie Rākete Board member 25/06/2017
Frances Arns Executive Board Member 25/06/2017
Jake Angus Executive Board Member 25/06/2017
Joel Gatland Executive Board Member 25/06/2017
Rachel Brebner Executive Board Member 25/06/2017
Beth Maynard Secretary 1/11/2016
Aaliyah Zionov Secretary 26/06/2016
Justine Sachs Board member 26/06/2016

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)
5/07/2016 NOC013
27/06/2016 NOC012
14/09/2015 NOC011
29/05/2014 NOC009
11/09/2013 NOC005
6/09/2012 AR005
10/04/2012 AR004
1/10/2010 AR003
24/07/2009 NOC003
22/12/2008 NOC002

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