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Charity Details

Hapai Foundation
Hapai Access Card

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

21 Lodestar Avenue

Charity's other details


Organisation with a focus on the following communities:


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Hapai Foundation has been founded to raise and invest funds for the benefit of people with disabilities within Canterbury in particular to benefit the community and enable good lives by providing funding for the enhancement of the recreational, educational, cultural, spiritual and social lives of those with intellectual disability. Funds may also be used to promote the welfare of the intellectually disabled community of Canterbury which may include support to parents and family.

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

Other (please state)

(Develop, promote and make available Hapai Access Cards to people with a disability and to train businesses to recognise and provide additional care for Hapai Access Card holders)

People with disabilities

Health, Social services, Religious activities, Arts / culture / heritage, Fund-raising

People with disabilities

Family / whanau

Entity Structure

Based in Canterbury, the organisation is set up as a Charitable Trust under a Trust Deed.

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 for the year ending 31 March 2019 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005.

For Year Ended Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/03/2024 30/09/2024 - - - To be filed To be filed
31/03/2023 30/09/2023 5/11/2023 $212,972 $199,225 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2022 30/09/2022 5/10/2022 $151,840 $115,594 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2021 30/09/2021 14/07/2021 $81,412 $47,457 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2020 30/09/2020 16/06/2020 $17,361 $0 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2019 30/09/2019 - - - - Exempt

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Wendy Anne Alexander Trustee 21/11/2023
Thane Andrew Pullan Trustee 1/12/2020
Karla Maree Gunby Trustee 24/12/2019
Johanna Brand Trustee 8/11/2019
Michael Patrick Bourke Trustee 11/03/2019
William Douglas McElhinney Trustee 11/03/2019
Robert (Bob) Arthur Shearing Chairman 11/02/2019

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Ken Lord Trustee 1/11/2020
Wendy Ann Oh Trustee 19/10/2020
Alina Mora Trustee 1/10/2020
Denise Gillian Gearry Trustee 1/06/2020

Charity Updates

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Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
8/02/2024 NOC009
8/12/2020 NOC005
6/11/2020 NOC004
11/02/2020 NOC002
26/11/2019 NOC001

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