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Charity Details

The Whau River Catchment Trust

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

36 Rathlin Street
Blockhouse Bay

Charity's other details

09 6273372
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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

a) To provide leadership by adopting an Ecosystem-based Management approach with the aim of restoring and sustaining ecosystems within the Whau River catchment to meet both ecological and human needs now and in the future. Ecosystem Management aims to conserve major ecological services and restore natural resources while meeting the socio-economic, political and cultural needs of current and future generations. Approaches to effective ecosystem management engage conservation efforts at both a local or landscape level and involves: adaptive management, natural resource management, strategic management, and command and control management; b) To maintain, enhance, protect, restore, monitor and nurture the natural ecology and its environment, the support of revegetation and conservation projects with particular emphasis on the Whau River, its tributaries, margins and catchment areas; For full details go to or see attached document

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

Other (please state)

(The main source of funding comes from grants, contracts and donations.)

Environment / conservation

Education / training / research, Community development, Promotion of volunteering

General public

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

Entity Structure

The governance of the trust is run by four to eight Trustees. Management is looked after by the General Manager.

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
31/12/2017 15/12/2017 $267,528 $246,721
31/12/2016 26/09/2017 $206,082 $244,512
31/12/2015 15/12/2015 $221,079 $278,004
31/12/2014 30/12/2014 $262,001 $187,458
31/12/2013 10/01/2014 $173,707 $139,386

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Robin Elenoa Brehmer Trustee 4/10/2017
Douglas Craig Trustee/Foundation 30/07/2012
Gilbert Brakey Chairperson/Trustee foundation 30/07/2012

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Michael P.A Coote Trustee 24/10/2017
Ruby Bim Moore Trustee 6/09/2017
Ziyu Wang Trustee/Foundation 30/08/2017
Samuel John Jack Weir Trustee 15/12/2016
Robert John Woolf Trustee 27/04/2016
Stephen McCready Trustee 1/02/2014

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)
3/05/2017 NOC005
18/11/2014 NOC003
16/01/2014 NOC002
8/03/2013 NOC001

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