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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society Of New Zealand Inc
Forest And Bird

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

PO Box 631
205 Victoria Street
Te Aro

Charity's other details

04 3857374
04 3857373

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

F&B's mission is to 'preserve and protect the indigenous flora and fauna and natural features of Aotearoa New Zealand, including land and water habitats.' Our strategic focus is to 'be the voice of nature'.

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

Other (please state)

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

Environment / conservation


General public

Children / young people, Older people, Animals

Entity Structure

Forest and Bird is a membership-based national conservation organisation. It has a community-based branch structure while having a regional and national overview and presence. It is a registered incorporated Society.

Entities your charity controls

Name CC Registration Number
Forest & Bird Endowment Fund CC37277
James Sharon Watson Conservation Trust CC56604

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 December 2008 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 30 December 2009.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/06/2020 29/06/2020 $9,517,998 $9,308,639
30/06/2019 4/06/2019 $9,074,217 $8,581,591
31/08/2018 6/09/2018 $9,431,569 $8,639,823
31/08/2017 13/09/2017 $12,830,595 $8,340,612
31/08/2016 31/08/2016 $8,580,420 $7,655,651
31/08/2015 27/08/2015 $6,547,619 $6,234,105
31/08/2014 7/08/2014 $6,666,771 $6,278,563
31/08/2013 15/04/2014 $7,391,734 $7,247,620
31/08/2012 29/08/2012 $5,609,729 $6,581,762
31/08/2011 19/12/2011 $5,363,055 $5,830,455
= Balance Date Change
- This Annual Return will cover 10 months from 1 March 2018 to 31 December 2018.

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Richard Hursthouse Board member 8/07/2019
Alan Chow National Treasurer 23/06/2018
Monica Peters Board Member 23/06/2018
Te Atarangi Sayers Board Member 23/06/2018
Chris Barker Board Member 25/06/2017
Ines Stager Board Member 25/06/2017
Kate Graeme Deputy President 29/06/2014
Mark Hanger President 30/06/2010
Julie Watson GM Corporate Services 1/09/2004

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Helen Young Finance Manager 19/06/2020
James Muir Board member 6/06/2020
John Oates Board Member 6/06/2020
Karen Trotter Finance Manager 31/07/2018
Graeme Bellamy Treasurer 23/06/2018
Lindsey Britton Board Member 23/06/2018
Tony Dunlop Board Member 23/06/2018
Andrew Cutler Executive Member 25/06/2017
Brent Barrett Executive member 25/06/2017
Karen Field Board Member 25/06/2017

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)
6/11/2018 NOC013
6/11/2018 NOC012
1/11/2018 NOC011
31/08/2016 NOC008
27/08/2015 NOC007
29/09/2014 NOC006
11/10/2013 AR006
29/08/2012 AR005
19/12/2011 AR004
24/09/2010 AR003

Charity Documents