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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Zealand

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 6398
Marion Square
Te Aro
17 Mount Vernon Place
Washington Valley

Charity's other details

021 543130
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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The objective of the Trust is to establish, implement and enhance Big Brothers Big Sisters Programmes throughout New Zealand.

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

Acts as an umbrella / resource body

National Youth Mentoring Organisation

Other (please state)

(Youth Mentoring), Social services, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering

Children / young people

General public, Family / whanau, Migrants / refugees

Entity Structure

The entity is a Trust which is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Trust is a registered Charitable Trust.

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 31 December 2008 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 31 December 2009.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2017 - - - - To be filed
31/12/2016 20/01/2017 $48,175 $106,611
31/12/2015 21/12/2015 $114,600 $147,195
31/12/2014 12/12/2014 $173,444 $163,018
31/12/2013 9/12/2013 $145,174 $213,602
31/12/2012 13/12/2012 $227,878 $207,897
31/12/2011 21/12/2011 $158,648 $141,436
31/12/2010 20/12/2010 $174,151 $89,836
31/12/2009 23/12/2009 $45,843 $14,451

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Elaine Ford Treasurer 5/09/2015
Ross David Lienert Chair 3/06/2004
Sean Andrew Thomas Secretary 3/06/2004

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Sam McMullan Officer 21/06/2016
Sarah Gibson Trustee 21/06/2016
Sandy Gill Individual 28/11/2015
Leonne Goodbehere Office 31/10/2015
Peter Leach Officer 30/10/2015
Robin Johansen Trustee 29/10/2015
Paul John Mcguinness Trustee 26/11/2014
Murray Burns Trustee 31/03/2014
Shane Troy Graham Trustee 18/06/2012

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)
9/12/2013 NOC010
19/04/2013 NOC006
13/12/2012 AR005
21/12/2011 AR004
13/07/2011 NOC005
20/12/2010 AR003
23/12/2009 AR002
12/10/2009 NOC004
6/03/2009 NOC003
13/02/2009 NOC002

Charity Documents