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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Save the Children New Zealand

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

PO Box 6584
Marion Square
Level 9
117 Lambton Quay
Wellington Central

Charity's other details

04 385 6847
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Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu


Ethiopia, Mozambique

North America



Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Yemen

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treat children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

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

Other (please state)

(Childrens Development), Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities), Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides advice / information / advocacy

International activities

Education / training / research, Health, Community development, Emergency / disaster relief, Fund-raising

Children / young people

Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities

Entity Structure

The organisation comprises: i) Local Branches, for the extension of Save the Children activities throughout NZ. ii) A central organisation consisting of a Board and the National Office and its staff.

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
30/06/2020 3/06/2020 $12,804,381 $9,729,155
30/06/2019 19/05/2019 $12,894,663 $11,893,842
30/06/2018 9/05/2018 $10,869,562 $10,756,971
30/06/2017 26/06/2017 $10,300,200 $10,601,581
30/06/2016 30/05/2016 $9,205,182 $9,854,309
30/06/2015 8/06/2015 $12,335,926 $11,852,137
31/12/2013 9/06/2014 $7,278,128 $7,759,117
31/12/2012 20/12/2012 $13,882,819 $12,494,271
31/12/2011 16/12/2011 $11,105,771 $11,430,369
31/12/2010 22/12/2010 $14,732,601 $14,399,075

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Suri Bartlett Director 24/08/2017
David John May Board Member 31/03/2016
Suzanne Flannagan Board member 30/11/2015
Dennis Gordon McKinlay Board member 28/03/2015
Susannah Adair Staley Chairperson 28/03/2015

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Anne Pentecost Board Member 18/05/2019
Clare Dorking President 11/07/2018
Joan Baker Board Member 5/05/2018
Peter Kane Board Member 13/05/2017
Ros Stace National President 13/05/2017
Dorothy Wakeling Board member 31/03/2016
Leah Carr Board Member 31/12/2015
Vivien Bridgwater Board Member 31/12/2015
Veronica Ng Lam Board Member 31/07/2015
Patricia Siataga Board Member 28/03/2015

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)
2/06/2020 NOC024
10/06/2019 NOC023
20/05/2019 NOC022
9/05/2018 NOC020
10/11/2017 NOC018
24/07/2017 NOC017
2/09/2016 NOC015
2/09/2016 NOC014
30/05/2016 NOC013
9/06/2015 NOC012

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