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Charity Details

Auckland Zen Centre

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

PO Box 109729
52 Princes Street

Charity's other details

(09) 550 4383
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Auckland Zen Centre

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The Auckland Zen Centre fosters the teaching of Zen Buddhism by providing authentic training in its disciplines, practices and devotions. We are a community of practitioners united by commitment to the cultivated of wisdom and compassion.

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

Provides religious services / activities

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Teaching

Religious activities

Education / training / research

General public

Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Participants - i.e. people who practice what we teach

Entity Structure

The Auckland Zen Centre is governed by a Board of 5 Trustees, made up of a Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and 2 Trustees. A Spiritual Director overseas the religious affairs of the Centre and works with the Board and a Manager conducts the day to day operations of the Centre. Both are ordained Zen priests.

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
31/10/2018 10/10/2018 $131,454 $103,489
30/09/2017 18/09/2017 $124,413 $86,795
30/09/2016 26/09/2016 $104,814 $81,443
30/09/2015 16/09/2015 $165,613 $77,561
30/09/2014 28/09/2014 $163,640 $66,701
30/09/2013 18/09/2013 $54,500 $48,079
30/09/2012 20/09/2012 $61,141 $47,144
30/09/2011 23/09/2011 $61,415 $47,212
30/09/2010 26/09/2010 $45,558 $38,942
30/09/2009 13/09/2009 $53,948 $32,000

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Peter Christensen Treasurer 30/08/2017
Katherine Jane Paulin Secretary 17/02/2016
Adrian Edward Croucher Trustee 8/05/2011
Grant Raymond George Trustee 28/02/2008
Richard Paul Leigh Von Sturmer Chair 17/01/2008

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Wayne Frecklington Chair 30/08/2017
Robin Elizabeth Gee Trustee 17/02/2016
Sally Mcara Trustee 15/07/2015
Peter Angelo Carafice Trustee 1/07/2010
Ann Duncan Trustee 7/02/2010
Teresa Behrens Chairperson 7/02/2010
Alwyn Bruce Christian Trustee 28/02/2008

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.
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22/08/2019 NOC016
14/06/2018 NOC014
2/09/2017 NOC012
2/09/2017 NOC011
17/03/2016 NOC009
27/11/2015 NOC008
10/10/2014 NOC007
29/06/2011 NOC004
26/09/2010 AR003
13/03/2010 NOC003

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