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Charity Details

Children's Rights Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand Incorporated

Registration details

June 30
Name change history
Name Effective Date
Action For Children And Youth Aotearoa Incorporated 24/09/2007
Children's Rights Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand Incorporated 18/12/2019

Address for service

PO Box 6584
Marion Square
Te Aro
C/o Save the Children
Level 9, 117 Lambton Quay

Charity's other details

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Action for Children and Youth Aotearoa (Incorporated) seeks to promote respect for children and youth and their rights. Our constitutional purpose is to prepare and present the civil society report on how well Aotearoa NZ is implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).Periodic reviews take place every five years and we have just participated in our 5th session with the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

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

Acts as an umbrella / resource body

Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides advice / information / advocacy, Sponsors research

Other (please state)

(UN Convention on Rights of the Child Acceptance), Education / training / research, Health, Community development, Social services, International activities, People with disabilities

Children / young people

Other charities, People with disabilities, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin, General public, Family / whanau, Migrants / refugees

Entity Structure

ACYA is a coalition of NGOs, families and individuals. We are run by a volunteer Steering Committee which is elected at our AGM. The Steering Committee is comprised of individuals with a mix of expertise in health, youth justice, education, disability and social services. The members are well known in their respective sector groups and collectively, can draw on a diverse range of experiences from through out Aotearoa New Zealand.

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.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2020 - - - - To be filed
31/12/2019 21/10/2019 $41,440 $8,369
31/12/2018 28/11/2018 $41,875 $20,516
31/12/2017 25/01/2018 $43,535 $39,417
31/12/2016 31/10/2016 $32,084 $50,077
31/12/2015 7/12/2015 $24,173 $26,433
31/12/2014 23/01/2015 $38,568 $22,655
31/12/2013 22/01/2014 $22,213 $3,730
31/12/2012 4/02/2013 $22,351 $7,503
31/12/2011 18/11/2011 $2,779 $22,663

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Alison Cleland Kent Committee Member 30/09/2019
Deborah Wendy Ross Inder Committee Member 30/09/2019
Heidi Olivia Coetzee Treasurer 27/09/2018
Jaqueline Rose Southey Secretary 27/09/2018
Jennifer Michelle Braithwaite Chairperson 27/09/2018
Claire Achmad Committee Member 11/04/2018
Andrea Jamieson Vice Chairperson 28/09/2017
Mereana Ruri Committee Member 28/09/2017
Nicola Taylor Committee member 28/09/2017
John Waldon Committee Member 24/09/2015

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Sarah Te One Committee Member 11/11/2019
Amanda D'Souza Committee Member 27/09/2018
Barbara Lambourn Steering Committee 27/09/2018
Jennifer Walsh Secretary 27/09/2018
John Waldon Committee Member 27/09/2018
Trish Grant Steering Committee 27/09/2018
Vanushi Walters Deputy-Chair 27/09/2018
Marlane Welsh-Sauni Committee member 9/04/2018
Andrea Jamison Steering Committee 28/09/2017
Mereana Ruri Deputy Chairperson 28/09/2017

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)
12/11/2019 NOC027
5/09/2019 NOC025
11/04/2018 NOC023
11/04/2018 NOC022
20/10/2017 NOC020
2/10/2017 NOC019
16/01/2017 NOC018
21/09/2016 NOC016
12/09/2016 NOC015
5/10/2015 NOC014

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