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Charity Summary

Charity Details

The Museums of New Zealand Inc

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

PO Box 10928
The Terrace
169 Tory Street
104 The Terrace
Te Aro

Charity's other details

(04) 499 1313
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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Museums Aotearoa's vision is for Aotearoa New Zealand to have thriving and sustainable museums. We do this by advocating on behalf of members and the sector, nurturing excellence in professional practice, and extending manaakitanga toward our members. Everything we do is underpinned by a commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

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

Provides advice / information / advocacy

Sponsors / undertakes research, Acts as an umbrella / resource body

Arts / culture / heritage

Other charities

General public, public museums and art galleries and their staff

Entity Structure

Museums Aotearoa is an incorporated society focused on supporting the public museums and galleries and those who work with them in Aotearoa New Zealand. Museums Aotearoa is governed by a Board comprising a minimum of six individuals elected by members according to the Rules. The Board meets quarterly. The Board employs an Executive Director, who is responsible for the day to day running of the organisation, including employment of additional staff. Total staffing is approximately 2 FTE.

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
30/06/2021 30/06/2021 $309,565 $222,282
30/06/2020 4/07/2020 $482,421 $380,492
30/06/2019 30/06/2019 $459,323 $356,297
31/08/2018 4/09/2018 $477,787 $410,715
30/06/2017 3/08/2017 $791,297 $762,947
30/06/2016 8/07/2016 $448,321 $404,022
30/06/2015 30/06/2015 $373,085 $332,511
30/06/2014 15/07/2014 $360,840 $315,393
30/06/2013 13/06/2013 $384,325 $335,104
30/06/2012 13/08/2012 $328,104 $292,093

Annual return table statuses:

• Not paid – We have not matched a payment with the Annual Return.
• Processing – We have to do some work in the background to process the Annual Return.
• Not required – This charity was deregistered for this year, and the annual return is not required.
• If there is no entry, the charity may have made a request to have the information withheld for public interest reasons.

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Susanna Shadbolt Board Member 24/06/2021
Amber Aranui Board Member 13/05/2021
Eloise Dorothy Wallace Board Member 13/05/2021
Ian Paul Griffin Board Member 13/05/2021
Lucinda Gay Livingston Blackley-Jimson Board Member 13/05/2021
Tui Mihi Te Hau Board Member 13/05/2021

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Paora Tibble Board Member 24/06/2021
Bridget Mosley Board Member 9/04/2021
Elizabeth Margaret Cotton Board Member 9/04/2021
Jamie Averill Metzger Board Member 9/04/2021
Jenny Harper Board member 9/04/2021
Louisa Hormann Board Member 9/04/2021
Mark Athol Sykes Board Member 9/04/2021
Michael William Frawley Board Member 9/04/2021
Migoto Eria-Rowell Board Member 9/04/2021
Olivia Maria Taouma Board Member 9/04/2021

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)
23/06/2021 NOC027
20/06/2021 NOC026
20/06/2021 NOC025
20/06/2021 NOC024
17/06/2021 NOC023
15/07/2020 NOC021
11/11/2019 NOC019
28/06/2019 NOC017
29/05/2019 NOC016
29/08/2016 NOC013

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