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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Wellington Buddhist Centre Incorporated
FWBO Wellington Buddhist Centre

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

PO Box 12311
6 Broomhedge Street
Mount Cook

Charity's other details


Organisation with a focus on the following communities:


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The objects of the Centre shall be to advance the Buddhist faith in New Zealand and elsewhere by :- (a) Encouraging and educating members and others to live in accordance with the Teachings of The Buddha (b) Maintaining and developing the Wellington Buddhist Centre presently operated by the Triratna Buddhist Order, at either its present premises or at any other premises, for the purpose of furthering the other objects set out In this Rule (c) Supporting Order Members and other duly ordained Buddhists, at the Council's discretion, in their work for the Buddhist faith (d) Maintaining close communication with and working under the guidance of the Order, and In co-operation with the Triratna Buddhist Order

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Provides religious services / activities

Religious activities

Religious groups

General public

Entity Structure

An incorporated society operating as Wellington Buddhist Centre.

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.

For Year Ended Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/03/2024 30/09/2024 - - - To be filed To be filed
31/03/2023 30/09/2023 20/06/2023 $64,528 $66,956 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2022 30/09/2022 22/06/2022 $60,852 $61,368 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2021 30/09/2021 13/07/2021 $72,745 $52,003 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2020 30/09/2020 19/06/2020 $63,571 $58,336 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2019 30/09/2019 12/07/2019 $57,553 $38,919 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2018 30/09/2018 14/06/2018 $46,715 $30,804 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2017 30/09/2017 16/09/2017 $36,542 $34,333 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2016 30/09/2016 8/07/2016 $41,173 $25,127 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/03/2015 30/09/2015 16/07/2015 $34,346 $33,476 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
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Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Joanne 'Rae Dinsdale Council Member 1/07/2023
Rosalinda Carol Jeannette Walsh Robertson Council Member 1/07/2023
Caitlin A Scott Council Member 1/03/2022
Kim Horneman Council Member 22/06/2021
Christopher Bicknell Secretary 17/08/2018
Marcus Copsey Treasurer 27/03/2008

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Teresa Sammut Council Member 26/03/2022
Maureen Nicholl Chair 22/06/2021
Alison Minnery Council Member 7/12/2019
Malcolm Dow Council Member 31/08/2019
Dianne Laws Council Member 16/03/2019
Joanne Rae Dinsdale Secretary 28/07/2018
Kate Drury Council Member 31/12/2016
Prudence Mary Treadwell Secretary 31/12/2016
Donald James Woolford Council Member 22/03/2016
Joanne Rae Dinsdale Secretary 28/06/2015
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Charity Updates

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Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
9/08/2023 NOC023
30/06/2022 NOC021
22/06/2022 NOC019
6/07/2021 NOC017
14/04/2019 NOC014
17/06/2018 NOC012
14/06/2018 NOC010
15/01/2017 NOC008
16/07/2015 NOC006
9/06/2014 NOC005
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