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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Matuku Community Theatre Incorporated
Sumner Community Theatre

Registration details

December 31

Name change history

Name Effective Date
Sumner Community Centre Incorporated 30/06/2008
Matuku Community Theatre Incorporated 5/01/2021

Address for service

16 Wakefield Avenue

Charity's other details


Organisation with a focus on the following communities:


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

3.1 The purposes of the Society are to: The Society is established and maintained exclusively for charitable purposes (including any purposes ancillary to those charitable purposes), namely: a) To promote, foster and, encourage and provide facilities and carry out all activities related to amateur theatre for the benefit of the community, principally, but not exclusively in the area known as Christchurch Bays. b) To advance education in the community by providing assistance in the development of interested parties including children in theatre and performing arts. c) To build a sense of belonging in the community and promote social cohesion and opportunities to be actively involved in the provision of performing arts for the purposes of fundraising in the community. d) To make available within Matuku Takotako Sumner Centre a staged theatre with a high standard of facilities for the benefit of the community of performing arts.

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides buildings / facilities / open space

Arts / culture / heritage

Community development, Sport / recreation, Fund-raising

Voluntary bodies other than charities

Children / young people, Other charities, Older people, General public

Entity Structure

The group operates as a committee with elected officers. It is a not-for-profit organisation and all officers and members provide services on a voluntary basis. The Society shall have a managing committee (“the Committee”), comprising the following Executive Officers: a. The Chair/President; b. The Secretary; c. The Treasurer; and d. Such other Members as the Society shall decide.

Entities your charity controls

Name CC Registration Number
Sumner Theatre Group (Non-Registered Entity) N/A

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.

For Year Ended Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2023 30/06/2024 26/04/2024 $19,719 $17,035 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2022 30/06/2023 21/06/2023 $11,450 $12,909 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2021 30/06/2022 13/06/2022 $11,886 $18,682 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2020 30/06/2021 26/06/2021 $1,512 $5,278 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2019 30/06/2020 26/09/2020 $26,007 $27,311 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2018 30/06/2019 1/08/2019 $146,639 $17,953 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2017 30/06/2018 30/07/2019 $14,573 $17,816 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2016 30/06/2017 5/03/2018 $16,678 $17,154 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2015 30/06/2016 5/03/2018 $12,172 $22,383 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2014 30/06/2015 9/09/2015 $13,977 $19,193 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
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Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Andrew Griffiths Committee Member 26/04/2024
Linda Barnes Committee Member 25/04/2024
Jennifer Hay President 10/04/2023
Tania Small Treasurer 10/04/2023
Andrew Small Officer 17/03/2022
Caroline Hall Bruner Secretary 17/03/2022

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Hannah Snelling Officer 10/03/2024
Sarah Mankelow President (acting) 10/03/2024
Laveena Samson Secretary 4/06/2023
Heni Oriana Tatana Treasurer 12/03/2023
Beverley Mills Officer 17/03/2022
Douglas Henry Pratt Health and Safety 17/03/2022
Natasha di Michele Secretary 17/03/2022
Lilian van Elk Secretary 14/03/2021
Mario Menezes Treasurer 6/12/2020
Humphrey Archer President 1/07/2020
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Charity Updates

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28/09/2022 NOC020
18/09/2022 NOC019
7/01/2021 NOC016
7/01/2021 NOC015
7/01/2021 NOC014
5/10/2020 NOC013
25/09/2020 NOC011
1/11/2018 NOC008
1/11/2018 NOC007
5/03/2018 NOC005
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