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Charity Details

The Branch Foundation
The Branch Foundation

Registration details

March 31
Name change history
Name Effective Date
Opportunity for Poor Children New Zealand 8/02/2008
The Branch Foundation 1/12/2008

Address for service

2 Kauri Point Road

Charity's other details

+ 64 (0) 210424910
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Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Thailand

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The Branch Foundation aims to work alongside marginalized communities in Southeast Asia to support sustainable community development through education, capacity building and renewable energy solutions.

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

Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities)

Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers)

Community development

Education / training / research, Health, Environment / conservation, Emergency / disaster relief, Arts / culture / heritage, International activities, Economic development, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering

Migrants / refugees

Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Older people, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin

Entity Structure

Charitable Trust

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 30 September 2008 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 30 September 2009.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/09/2021 15/09/2021 $12,567 $12,913
30/09/2020 18/09/2020 $16,934 $18,852
30/09/2019 11/09/2019 $11,868 $20,631
30/09/2018 29/08/2018 $17,906 $33,838
30/09/2017 9/08/2017 $59,559 $25,355
30/09/2016 8/08/2016 $22,559 $31,292
30/09/2015 3/06/2015 $44,620 $39,700
30/09/2014 2/07/2014 $41,502 $32,268
30/09/2013 13/06/2013 $31,845 $33,624
30/09/2012 8/05/2012 $33,937 $35,088

Annual return table statuses:

• Not paid – We have not matched a payment with the Annual Return.
• Processing – We have to do some work in the background to process the Annual Return.
• Not required – This charity was deregistered for this year, and the annual return is not required.
• If there is no entry, the charity may have made a request to have the information withheld for public interest reasons.

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Tom Edward Rosen Trustee 23/07/2016
Brigitte Martha Lorenz Trustee 17/05/2009
Annabel Harrison Trustee 8/02/2008
Iona Karuna Dolma Proebst Co-ordinator 8/02/2008

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Glen Williams Accountant 16/08/2017
Jesse Chalmers Trustee 1/12/2008

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.
Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
16/08/2017 NOC016
3/06/2015 NOC013
8/10/2013 NOC008
13/06/2013 AR006
8/05/2012 AR005
6/05/2011 AR004
21/05/2010 NOC007
12/04/2010 AR003
22/05/2009 AR002
13/05/2009 NOC006

Charity Documents