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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Maraetotara Tree Trust

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

PO Box 975
28 Kaiangaroa Place
RD 12
Bay View

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To preserve Hawke's Bay's unique character by the protection of riparian waterways and wetlands. More specifically, to improve the water quality and biodiversity of the Maraetotara River by removing willow trees and replacing them with indigenous plantings.

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

Other (please state)

(Clearing the length of the Maraetotara River of invasive willows, fencing the riparian strip and planting in native species)

Environment / conservation

Employment, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering

General public

Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Older people, Animals, Family / whanau, Local authorities

Entity Structure

Charitable trust with eight trustees, including chairperson and secretary. Independent treasurer.

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

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/06/2023 20/04/2023 $68,362 $55,623
30/06/2022 10/05/2022 $68,964 $62,666
30/06/2021 26/04/2021 $58,104 $43,641
30/06/2020 24/05/2020 $31,929 $42,837
30/06/2019 16/06/2019 $81,690 $68,532
30/06/2018 15/06/2018 $86,593 $71,482
30/06/2017 24/05/2017 $49,731 $56,935
31/12/2016 6/10/2016 $79,963 $45,595
31/12/2015 29/02/2016 $55,244 $62,781
31/12/2014 10/09/2014 $35,840 $38,832

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Joshua Joseph Lynch Trustee 21/03/2019
Mark Roper Trustee 19/07/2018
Alan Vernon Berry Treasurer 21/04/2017
Lisl Anne Prendergast Trustee 28/11/2014
Richard Desmond Stone Trustee 28/11/2014
Kepa George Toa Trustee 1/04/2014
Hylton John McDermott Trustee 21/04/2008
Alec Olsen Trustee 16/11/2007

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Patrick Dean Turley Trustee 23/08/2022
Raewyn Ricketts Trustee 21/03/2019
Jenifer T Jane Trustee 17/05/2018
Martin A'Court Trustee 30/11/2017
Folker Liebenow Trustee 23/06/2016
Keith Frederick Taylor Trustee 2/11/2014
Kepa George Toa Co-Ordinator 1/04/2014
Anthony Wilson Trustee 31/03/2014
Rodney Gallen Trustee 3/03/2012
Paratene Te Huia Trustee 19/01/2012

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)
24/10/2023 NOC032
15/06/2019 NOC026
25/05/2019 NOC025
20/10/2018 NOC024
18/06/2018 NOC023
25/05/2017 NOC021
20/05/2017 NOC019
3/09/2016 NOC016
29/07/2016 NOC015
27/07/2016 NOC014

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