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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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Belgium, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To create a sustainable, full-time, high-calibre 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

The New Zealand Dance Advancement Trust is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Trust is supported by The New Zealand Dance Company's staff of nine members, that lead the Trust's operations including artistic and executive direction, production management, youth and community engagement, producing, finance, marketing, administration and revenue generation. We have four full-time dancers, and in 2017 contracted a further four dancers, and a broad range of rehearsal directors, designers, marketing

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.


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.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/06/2018 11/06/2018 $1,525,681 $1,443,045
30/06/2017 19/06/2017 $1,380,209 $1,597,722
30/06/2016 23/05/2016 $1,551,041 $1,461,530
30/06/2015 26/06/2015 $1,069,250 $916,175
30/06/2014 19/06/2014 $1,009,032 $928,507
30/06/2013 12/08/2013 $668,094 $708,894
30/06/2012 21/12/2012 $428,891 $377,531

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Catherine Jane Leighs Trustee 28/03/2018
Wendy Wei-ju Chen Trustee 14/02/2018
Carla Marja Olga van Zon Trustee 25/10/2017
John Avery Trustee 19/06/2017
Sharon van Gulik Trustee / Chairman 1/03/2014
Robert Jeffrey Davidson Trustee 8/03/2011

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Marg Slater Trustee 22/11/2017
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)
9/04/2018 NOC007
25/07/2017 NOC006
16/10/2015 NOC003
2/08/2013 AR002
21/12/2012 AR001

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