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Charity Details

Manta Watch New Zealand Charitable Trust
Manta Watch Aotearoa New Zealand

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

1067 Tauhoa Road
RD 4
Kaipara Flats

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Manta Watch New Zealand Charitable Trust's vision is a sustainable future for mobulid (manta and devil) rays in Aotearoa New Zealand waters. Therefore, our mission is to foster knowledge of and advocacy for Aotearoa New Zealand’s oceanic ecosystems through research, conservation, education, and engagement.

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

Sponsors / undertakes research

Provides advice / information / advocacy

Education / training / research

Environment / conservation

General public

Entity Structure

Our head office is based in Auckland. Our organisation currently has two trustees and can have a maximum of eight. Key responsibilities are currently divided between our two trustees, we have plans to expand in the near future. We are affiliated with international charities the Manta Trust and Conservation International, which provides guidance and support but does not control or in any way direct our operations.

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
30/09/2022 4/07/2022 $20,923 $18,275
30/09/2021 26/07/2021 $7,290 $4,935

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Emily Roberts Trustee 1/02/2020
Lydia Green Founder and Trustee 1/02/2020

Charity Updates

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Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
19/06/2022 NOC003
27/05/2021 NOC001

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