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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Equal Employment Opportunities Trust
EEO Trust, Diversity Works New Zealand

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 12929
Level 1
90 Symonds Street

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The EEO Trust is a not-for-profit organisation tasked with providing Equal Employment Opportunities information and tools to employers, raising awareness of diversity issues in New Zealand workplaces. We assist employers in introducing and managing proven EEO thinking and practices; encourage diversity by promoting the recruitment and development of people on the basis of merit and generate awareness of the business benefits and rewards of an inclusive workplace. Based in Auckland, the EEO Trust works with employers around New Zealand providing the latest resources, ideas and information to support workplaces to achieve success through effectively managing diversity.

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

Provides advice / information / advocacy

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

Education / training / research


Other (please state)

(Employees/Employers), 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, Migrants / refugees, Religious groups

Entity Structure

We are governed by a member elected Board of Trustees consisting of public and private sector representation. Lead by a Chief Executive, a team of four full time and two part time staff. This small team works with a team of facilitators, matter experts and dedicated consultants and suppliers to provide the services that support workplaces to achieve effective workplace diversity.

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 31/12/2008 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 31/12/2009.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2022 29/11/2022 $2,059,230 $2,115,751
31/12/2021 21/12/2021 $2,130,861 $1,787,837
31/12/2020 8/12/2020 $1,881,898 $1,554,755
31/12/2019 25/10/2019 $1,739,301 $1,589,007
31/12/2018 20/11/2018 $1,325,780 $1,120,710
31/12/2017 4/12/2017 $1,066,828 $1,181,988
31/12/2016 30/11/2016 $1,049,509 $1,163,769
31/12/2015 26/01/2016 $1,111,324 $1,217,406
31/12/2014 10/12/2014 $1,075,932 $1,139,495
31/12/2013 29/11/2013 $1,022,819 $978,940

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Megan Tessa McNay Trustee 22/11/2023
Tracey Taylor Trustee 3/12/2021
Renee Graham Trustee 1/07/2021
Alex Chadwick Trustee 25/06/2020
Susan Doughty Chairperson 1/06/2018
John Christie Trustee 24/08/2017
Ranjna Patel Trustee 24/08/2017

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Adrienne Miller Trustee 22/11/2023
Laulu Mac Leauanae Trustee 29/11/2022
Nicola Ngawati Trustee 12/10/2022
Chris Litchfield Trustee 2/12/2021
Debbie Power Trustee 30/06/2021
Michael Frances Barnett Trustee (co-opted) 3/08/2020
Naomi Ferguson Trustee 24/06/2020
Helene Quilter Trustee 30/06/2019
Michelle Hippolite Trustee 30/06/2019
Kylie Mooney Trustee 31/05/2018

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)
30/11/2023 NOC034
28/07/2023 NOC033
17/11/2021 NOC029
17/08/2021 NOC028
18/08/2020 NOC026
17/12/2019 NOC025
29/01/2019 NOC023
19/06/2018 NOC021
29/03/2018 NOC020
29/03/2018 NOC019

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