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Charity Details

Aoraki Multicultural Council Incorporated
Multicultural Aoraki formerly Aoraki Migrant Centre

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

27 Sophia Street

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Aoraki Multicultural Council works to build bridges of Cultural Harmony. The mission statement underpins the following objectives: Community wellbeing & understanding through education and the promotion of understanding - To promote goodwill, tolerance and understanding among people of diverse ethnic cultures - To work together in our community with aim of fostering a tolerant and harmonious society - Increase knowlededge of different cultures which will assist to breakdown prejudices. The diverse ethnic mix will bring more vibrancey to Aoraki community.

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

Provides advice / information / advocacy

Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space, Provides religious services / activities

Social services

Education / training / research, Health, Community development, Arts / culture / heritage, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering

Migrants / refugees

Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Older people, People with disabilities, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin, General public, Family / whanau, Religious groups

Entity Structure

The Council comes under the umbrella of New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils Inc. 8 committee members constitute our governance board, including 5 executive officer positions: Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. Our operations are managed by seven paid employees. Volunteers support us with our various activities

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 14/09/2022 $636,762 $472,637
30/09/2021 23/08/2021 $305,207 $283,915
30/09/2020 10/03/2021 $168,096 $101,076
30/09/2019 19/08/2019 $58,312 $60,283
30/09/2018 29/08/2018 $67,552 $65,425
30/09/2017 4/09/2017 $78,311 $69,931
30/09/2016 29/09/2016 $70,283 $61,695
30/09/2015 16/09/2015 $37,971 $52,030
30/09/2014 30/09/2014 $36,053 $9,196
31/10/2013 19/10/2013 $362 $1,754

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Vaishnavi Gupte Secretary 29/09/2021
Martin Deon Reynecke Committee member 21/09/2021
Vivien Grace Wood Committee Member 1/02/2021
Barbara Jane Gilchrist Exec Member 17/11/2020
Steven Gareth Jones Exec Member 15/10/2019
Satish Lata Vice Chair 10/03/2019
Antony Howey Executive 28/07/2013
Kate Wright Chairperson 28/07/2013

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Gregory O'Brien Chair 2/09/2022
Sina Latu Executive Member 25/07/2022
Kashyap Hari Treasurer 1/06/2021
Sharon Maree Taylor Exec Member 16/04/2021
Belinda Dewe Executive 17/11/2020
Hacer Tekinkaya Executive Member 17/11/2020
Leigh Anna Lawless Vice chairperson 17/11/2020
Yuko Eugichi Executive Member 17/11/2020
Kate Elsen Vice Chairperson 22/06/2017
Shailesh Modi Treasurer 18/04/2016

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)
8/11/2021 NOC016
18/09/2019 NOC013
11/03/2019 NOC011
2/03/2018 NOC008
11/11/2015 NOC005
24/10/2014 NOC004
19/10/2013 AR004
18/09/2012 NOC001
30/09/2011 AR002

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