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Charity Details

Youth Arts New Zealand

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

PO Box 37976
156 Parnell Road

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Youth Arts New Zealand (YANZ) is a youth-led charitable trust that connects, showcases and develops the next generation of creative New Zealanders. Our vision is for an interconnected, resilient and equitable youth creative sector in Aotearoa. The primary purpose of YANZ is to establish equitable programmes and initiatives that enhance the lives of young New Zealanders through the creative arts.

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Arts / culture / heritage

Children / young people

Entity Structure

Youth Arts New Zealand (YANZ) is a charitable trust governed by a Board of Trustees and comprised of a team of contractors and volunteers, led by the Chief Executive. YANZ is a creative social enterprise, and strives to generate the majority of its revenue through trading services and attaining project funding.

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.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/09/2022 - - - To be filed To be filed
30/11/2021 15/11/2021 $189,637 $110,985
30/09/2020 14/07/2020 $20,442 $19,055
30/09/2019 - - - - Exempt

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Kelly-Ann Maxwell Chair 1/06/2022
Ian Alexander Musson Trustee 1/11/2021
Josephine Ann McNaught Trustee 12/06/2020
Samantha Bettina Witters Vice Chair 12/06/2020
Stacey Briar Ogg Trustee 12/06/2020
Tania Marie Jones Trustee 12/06/2020
Tosswell Grumley Trustee 12/06/2020
Matthew Oliver John Goldsworthy CEO & Founding Trustee 21/12/2018

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Harrison Courtney Sugrue Creative Director & Co-founder 17/06/2020
Zak Vin Devey Director of Communications and Content, Co-founder 17/06/2020

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)
10/06/2022 NOC008
10/06/2022 NOC007
4/02/2022 NOC006
15/11/2021 NOC005
2/08/2021 NOC003
15/02/2019 NOC001

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