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Charity Details

New Zealand Riding For The Disabled Association Incorporated

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

PO Box 58110
69B Discovery Drive
Discovery Drive, Whitby

Charity's other details

04 2346090
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Group Members

Below are all the members of Riding For The Disabled New Zealand. Click into the individual members below to view their charity summary.

Member Charities
Auckland Central Riding For The Disabled Association Incorporated
Bay of Islands Group Riding for the Disabled Association Incorporated
Central Taranaki Group Riding for the Disabled Association Incorporated
Christchurch Group N. Z. Riding for the Disabled Association Incorporated
Dunedin Group Riding For The Disabled Association Incorporated
Eastern Southland Group Riding for the Disabled Incorporated
Gisborne Riding for Disabled Incorporated
Golden Bay Riding For The Disabled Association Incorporated
Greenhithe Group Riding For The Disabled Incorporated
New Zealand Riding For The Disabled Association Incorporated

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Our purpose is to provide the following services to the 56 RDA Groups: 1) Setting relevant and appropriate standards for RDA Groups and RDA specific roles through issuing policy and procedure to ensure the safety and effectiveness of RDA programmes. 2) Providing training and resources for RDA Groups to meet the standards. 3) Certification of RDA people and RDA Groups against the standards, primarily Coaching qualifications and the RDA Group Operational Certificate. 4) Support to RDA Groups to meet standards, maintain their affiliation status and run operations effectively. 5) Marketing and Fundraising to support local RDA Group efforts. National Office manage national brand standards and fundraise to heavily subsidise the cost of providing the above services to RDA Groups. The goals of NZRDA are designed to ensure common standards by focusing on the development and improvement of Rider Outcomes, Service Provision, Skills, Brand Awareness and Governance at RDA Groups.

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space

People with disabilities

Education / training / research, Health, Community development, Social services, Sport / recreation, Care / protection of animals, Promotion of volunteering

People with disabilities

Children / young people, Animals, Family / whanau

Entity Structure

Governance: The Board consists of up to 4 RDA Members elected by a ballot of the RDA Groups at an AGM and up to 4 Co-opted Members appointed by the RDA Members at a Board Meeting. There are currently 3 RDA Members and 3 Co-opted Board Members. Operational Management: The NZRDA National Team Operations are led by a full time CE with 3 full time and 2 part-time employees. The National Standards, Training and Certification Team comprise of around 30 Volunteers.

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
30/06/2018 19/06/2018 $2,371,789 $2,228,550
30/06/2017 16/06/2017 $2,100,094 $1,970,760
30/06/2016 27/06/2016 $700,859 $626,278
30/06/2015 15/06/2015 $603,271 $658,381
30/06/2014 13/06/2014 $614,406 $611,772
30/06/2013 11/06/2013 $675,184 $367,856
30/06/2012 25/06/2012 $509,426 $355,993
30/06/2011 20/06/2011 $395,049 $407,364
30/06/2010 17/06/2010 $404,555 $330,920
30/06/2009 26/06/2009 $317,844 $300,023

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Peter Johnston Board Member 18/07/2018
Donna Kennedy Board Member 22/05/2016
Jane Neale Board Member 22/05/2015
Fiona Wilson Board Member 24/05/2014
Sally Wenley Board Member 1/02/2014
William Gavin Whiting Board Member 25/07/2011
Sarah Haydon Chair 23/08/2010

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Belinda Louise Jackson Board member 26/09/2016
Jayne Findlay Board Member 22/05/2015
Priscilla Bell Chairperson Board 24/05/2014
David Osborne Director 9/10/2013
Stephen James Board Member 31/01/2013
Tina Aileen French Riders Representative 20/05/2012
Joy Marie Durrant Treasurer 30/04/2011
Adrian Van Dyk Treasurer 23/05/2010
Robert Watkins Moffat Coopted Board Member 23/05/2010
Bronwyn Anne Hussey Board Member 19/06/2009

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)
16/06/2014 NOC011
10/02/2014 NOC010
17/10/2013 NOC004
11/06/2013 AR007
22/08/2012 NOC003
28/05/2012 AR006
20/06/2011 AR005
17/06/2010 AR003
9/03/2010 NOC002
26/06/2009 AR002

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