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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand Incorporated
Amnesty International New Zealand

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

PO Box 5300
Wellesley Street
111 Karangahape Road
Auckland Central

Charity's other details

09 3034520
09 3034528
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Amnesty International New Zealand
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Amnesty New Zealand @AmnestyNZ
Amnesty International NZ

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The vision of AIANZ is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. In pursuit of this vision, the mission of AIANZ is to facilitate the best contribution possible in order to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights and to promote all human rights in New Zealand, in the Asia Pacific region, and worldwide.

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

Other (please state)

(human rights, preventing and ending grave abuses of human rights), Sponsors / undertakes research, Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides advice / information / advocacy

Other (please state)

(cross - sectoral), Education / training / research, International activities, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering

General public

Children / young people, Older people, People with disabilities, Migrants / refugees, Religious groups, Victims of abuses

Entity Structure

Amnesty International (AI) is a movement of 7 million people in over 150 countries around the world. We are a democratic movement, and accountable to our members and stakeholders. Each national section of the movement meets every year and invites its members to speak and engage in any decisions made. Members elect a governance team which we refer to as our Board, and submit resolutions to vote upon and adopt. AIANZ is led by the Board and a senior management team headed by our chief executive.

Annual Returns

Date Submitted For Year Ended Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
27/06/2017 31/12/2016 $3,600,241 $4,078,684
27/06/2016 31/12/2015 $3,330,108 $3,599,429
26/05/2015 31/12/2014 $3,167,726 $3,010,845
21/05/2014 31/12/2013 $2,599,029 $2,530,824
25/06/2013 31/12/2012 $1,626,980 $1,753,060
16/05/2012 31/12/2011 $1,538,155 $1,702,750
29/04/2011 31/12/2010 $1,268,587 $1,525,415
15/04/2010 31/12/2009 $1,388,000 $1,548,000

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Archer Austen Sydney Buissink Member Co-opted 27/05/2017
Heather Hayden Member 27/05/2017
Geoff Walker Treasurer 24/05/2015
Marianne Elliott Member 24/05/2014
Peter Faafiu Member 31/10/2013
Chennoah Walford Member 28/06/2013
Rosslyn Noonan Member 4/05/2013
Grant Ross Bayldon Executive Director 10/06/2012
Catherine Iorns Member 1/11/2011

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Christopher Howe Governance Team Member 27/05/2017
Helen Shorthouse Governance Team 29/05/2016
Iain Worsley Treasurer 24/05/2015
Elena Kathryn Wrelton Board Member/Governance Team 24/05/2014
Neil Barr Governance Team Member 5/05/2013
Anjenette Heffernan Member 4/05/2013
Natalie Baird Trustee 12/05/2012
Terence David O'neill Board member 21/11/2011
Diana Gaskell Pickard Vice-Chariperson 1/09/2011
Joanne Cowie Governance Team 28/05/2011

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)
28/04/2011 NOC009
13/01/2011 NOC008
18/10/2010 NOC007
27/05/2010 NOC006
15/04/2010 AR003
30/03/2010 NOC005
1/03/2010 NOC004
12/05/2009 AR002
12/05/2009 NOC003
3/12/2008 NOC002

Charity Documents