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Charity Details

The Court Theatre Trust

Registration details

January 31

Address for service

PO Box 268
36c Clarence Street South

Charity's other details

03 9630870
The Court Theatre
The Court Theatre

Organisation with a focus on the following communities:


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To provide audiences with theatre of the highest quality by presenting the New Zealand voice on stage and by producing outstanding international and classic plays.

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

Other (please state)

(Provides theatrical services.)

Arts / culture / heritage

Education / training / research

General public

Children / young people, Older people

Entity Structure

The Court Theatre Trust is incorporated under the provisions of the Charitable Trust Act 1957 and registered as a charitable entity under the Charities Act 2005, registration number CC11114. The Court Theatre Trust has designated itself as a public benefit entity (PBE) for financial reporting purposes.

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

For Year Ended Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/01/2024 31/07/2024 - - - To be filed To be filed
31/01/2023 31/07/2023 3/07/2023 $6,553,184 $7,561,837 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/01/2022 31/07/2022 9/06/2022 $7,707,077 $7,264,450 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/01/2021 31/07/2021 26/06/2021 $6,315,181 $6,289,603 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2019 30/06/2020 3/11/2020 $5,392,006 $6,339,178 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2018 30/06/2019 26/06/2019 $5,849,376 $6,327,297 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2017 30/06/2018 19/06/2018 $5,616,803 $6,238,808 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2016 30/06/2017 23/06/2017 $6,135,181 $6,519,418 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2015 30/06/2016 31/05/2016 $5,565,205 $6,025,484 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2014 30/06/2015 22/04/2015 $5,908,207 $6,375,939 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
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= Balance Date Change
- This Annual Return will cover 13 months from 1 January 2020 to 31 January 2021.

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Andrea Lesley Bankier Trustee 30/05/2022
Jenny May Trustee 30/05/2022
Paul Bryden Trustee 15/07/2021
Anne Newman Trustee 26/10/2020
Georgina Toomey Trustee 26/10/2020
Susan Rendall Company Secretary 31/12/2018
David Feaver Chair 11/04/2017
Steven Van Der Pol Trustee 21/04/2010
Steve Wakefield Trustee 15/04/2009

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Erin Jamieson Trustee 29/05/2023
David McBrearty Trustee 30/05/2022
Rosemary Bonifant Trustee 30/05/2022
Jane Huria Trustee 28/09/2020
Stephanie Marsden Trustee 28/09/2020
Derek John Hargreaves Secretary 31/12/2018
Ian Douthwaite Trustee 11/04/2017
Yvette Bromley Trustee (Honurary Life) 13/10/2014
Erin Jamieson Trustee 16/04/2014
Vicki Blyth Trustee 29/10/2013
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Charity Updates

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Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
24/06/2022 NOC026
7/06/2022 NOC024
28/03/2022 NOC023
4/08/2021 NOC022
3/11/2020 NOC019
19/02/2020 NOC017
26/06/2019 NOC015
19/06/2018 NOC012
6/05/2016 NOC010
28/04/2015 NOC009
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