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Charity Details

Big Buddy Mentoring Trust
Big Buddy

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 15319
New Lynn
300 Great South Road

Charity's other details

(09)828 1358

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Big Buddy Mentoring Trust provides a mentoring programme for boys without fathers in their lives in New Zealand. Big Buddy Mentoring Trust recruits, screens and trains volunteer mentors from the community to become mentors for boys without a father in their lives.

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

Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers)

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Social services

Community development

Children / young people

Family / whanau

Entity Structure

Big Buddy Mentoring Trust is a charitable trust with a board of five Trustees. Trustees are appointed by existing and departing Trustees. The CEO is a non voting Trustee.

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
31/12/2023 3/12/2023 $1,375,325 $1,482,893
31/12/2022 27/11/2022 $1,277,427 $1,251,163
31/12/2021 15/11/2021 $1,117,435 $1,127,490
31/12/2020 29/11/2020 $1,282,151 $1,253,664
31/12/2019 18/12/2019 $1,029,769 $1,053,962
31/12/2018 7/11/2018 $839,179 $821,744
31/12/2017 15/10/2017 $816,334 $805,746
31/12/2016 5/11/2016 $645,532 $655,494
31/12/2015 12/10/2015 $628,283 $558,084
31/12/2014 3/10/2014 $513,435 $527,119

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Jason Judkins Chief Executive Trustee 7/06/2023
Emma Jane Butcher Trustee 11/06/2018
Mark Stephen Talbot Secretary Treasurer Trustee 26/08/2011
Travis Field Chairperson Trustee 8/12/2010

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Amanda Lauren Wilson Trustee 23/11/2023
Paul Burns Chief Executive Trustee 15/06/2023
Wally Thomas Trustee 12/12/2019
Andrew Cook Trustee 29/05/2018
Richard Aston Chief Executive Trustee 23/08/2017
Mike Murphy Secretary/Treasurer 8/12/2010

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)
26/11/2023 NOC021
30/07/2023 NOC020
30/07/2023 NOC019
18/09/2020 NOC015
13/09/2020 NOC014
18/06/2018 NOC011
6/06/2017 NOC009
18/11/2012 AR005
30/08/2011 NOC003

Charity Documents