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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: "All young people thrive in Aotearoa, he waka eke noa (A waka which we are all in together, without exception)" OUR MISSION “To create social change in Aotearoa by providing support, information and advocacy for queer, gender diverse and intersex youth, their friends, whānau, and communities.” OUR VALUES Affirming and empowering young people from all walks of life Young people determining their journey Proactively and respectfully honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi Strengths-based advocacy For youth, by youth

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

Provides advice / information / advocacy

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

Community development

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

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, per the constitution.) The Executive Board presently comprises two co-chairpersons, a treasurer, a secretary, a Tangata Whenua representative and 3 other executive board members. The Board employs the Executive Director.

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
30/09/2020 13/07/2020 $847,579 $765,294
30/09/2019 8/08/2019 $639,072 $584,835
30/09/2018 4/07/2018 $536,283 $496,385
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

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Anahera Foley Paama Treasurer 20/06/2020
Sophie Shrimpton General Board Member 20/06/2020
Victoria Hawthorne Secretary 20/06/2020
Shaneel Shavneel Lal Executive Board Member 4/03/2020
Jessee Fia'Ali'i Executive Board Member 31/10/2019
Taylor Mitchell Co-Chairperson 23/06/2019
Cinnamon Lindsay Tangata Whenua Representative, Executive Board Member 24/06/2018
Logan Hamley Co-Chairperson 24/06/2018
Frances Arns Executive Director 25/09/2017

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Joel Gatland Treasurer 20/06/2020
Lucy Cowie Co-Chairperson 20/06/2020
Micaella Stone Executive Board Member 20/06/2020
Tycho Vandenburg Co-chairperson 29/02/2020
Lee Grabarek General Board Member 17/09/2019
Hamish Tait Treasurer 23/06/2019
Jamie Crosbie Executive Board Member 23/06/2019
Ryvre Thompson Secretary 23/06/2019
Taine Hadley Polkinghorne Co-Chairperson 23/06/2019
Bella Simpson Executive Board Member 24/06/2018

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)
29/06/2020 NOC029
31/03/2020 NOC028
20/03/2020 NOC027
31/10/2019 NOC026
23/09/2019 NOC025
9/07/2019 NOC023
21/11/2018 NOC022
4/07/2018 NOC020
7/11/2017 NOC019
6/10/2017 NOC018

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