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Charity Details

Destiny Church Whakatane Trust

Registration details

February 28

Address for service

PO Box 769
100 Valley Road

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Our vision is to build a large, great, spirit filled church that is both creative and redemptive in all it's expression, impacting Whakatane and surrounding areas, sharing the message of Jesus Christ. We endeavour to be a relevant church to the men and women of our community and we commit to pursuing the following: - To provide a supportive, caring and positive local community, building people, giving faith and hope to live by - To provide programs and services that empower men, women, young people and children to live better lives and equip families to prosper - To save, train and release people to serve in ministry

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

Provides religious services / activities

Makes grants / loans to individuals, Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities), Sponsors / undertakes research, Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides other finance (e.g. investment funds), Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space

Religious activities

Accommodation / housing, Education / training / research, Health, Environment / conservation, Community development, Emergency / disaster relief, Social services, Employment, Arts / culture / heritage, Sport / recreation, Economic development, Fund-raising, People with disabilities, Promotion of volunteering

Religious groups

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

Entity Structure

Our trust is governed by a board of trustees (no less than four), with two full-time and 3 part-time staff employed to manage the day to day operations of the church.

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
31/08/2022 12/09/2022 $577,388 $519,134
31/08/2021 28/03/2022 $476,716 $426,458
31/10/2020 31/10/2020 $439,509 $414,555
31/08/2019 30/08/2019 $410,730 $396,347
31/08/2018 3/09/2018 $392,707 $385,920
31/08/2017 31/08/2017 $474,401 $426,555
31/08/2016 27/08/2016 $382,061 $347,486
31/08/2015 28/08/2015 $323,002 $341,131
31/08/2014 2/10/2014 $323,939 $335,208
31/08/2013 31/08/2013 $350,004 $329,532

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Stephen Malcolm Towns Trustee 18/11/2017
Andre George Nicholas Trustee 13/01/2006
Wahia Marea Jayne Nicholas Trustee 13/01/2006
Junior Te Ariki Rua Trustee 10/04/2003

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Wiki Ihe Trustee 18/01/2022
Ray Rangitautini Wihapi Trustee 25/07/2017

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)
29/08/2016 NOC005
13/06/2013 NOC001
31/08/2010 AR003

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