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Charity Details

New Zealand Dance Advancement Trust
The New Zealand Dance Company

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

PO Box 90810
Victoria Street West
113 Wellesley Street West
93 Dominion Rd
Auckland Central

Charity's other details

09 3787361
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France, Netherlands

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To create a sustainable, fulltime, high-caliber dance company with an Auckland home that contributes to the fabric of New Zealand culture and is dedicated to New Zealand’s finest contemporary dance practitioners. To be a hotbed of creative collaboration, a safe place to be artistically brave and to present compelling work that moves and inspires our dedicated and growing audience.

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

Acts as an umbrella / resource body

Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space

Arts / culture / heritage

Education / training / research, Community development, Employment, International activities, Fund-raising

General public

Children / young people, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin

Entity Structure

We are governed by a Board of six Trustees. The Trust is supported by The New Zealand Dance Company’s staff of six full-time, two part-time and one contractor that lead the Trust’s operations including artistic and executive direction, production management, youth and community engagement, producing, finance, marketing, and revenue generation. We have four full-time dancers and in 2016 contracted a further 13 dancers.

Annual Returns


This charity has been granted an exemption from filing an annual return by 30 June 2011 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 30 June 2012.

Date Submitted For Year Ended Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
19/06/2017 31/12/2016 $1,380,209 $1,597,722
23/05/2016 31/12/2015 $1,551,041 $1,461,530
26/06/2015 31/12/2014 $1,069,250 $916,175
19/06/2014 31/12/2013 $1,009,032 $928,507
12/08/2013 31/12/2012 $668,094 $708,894
21/12/2012 31/12/2011 $428,891 $377,531

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
John Avery Trustee 19/06/2017
Sharon van Gulik Trustee 1/03/2014
Marg Slater Trustee 1/10/2013
Robert Jeffrey Davidson Trustee/Chairman 8/03/2011

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Katrina Margot Todd Trustee 3/07/2017
Suzanne Louise Abdale Trustee 2/07/2017
Kelly Bennett Trustee 16/03/2016
Philippa Mossman Individual 1/02/2014
Frances Turner Individual 12/07/2013

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)
25/07/2017 NOC006
16/10/2015 NOC003
2/08/2013 AR002
21/12/2012 AR001

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