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Charity Summary

Charity Details

New Zealand Council Of Victim Support Groups Incorporated
Victim Support

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 3017
180 Molesworth Street

Charity's other details

04 474 8862

Organisation with a focus on the following communities:


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Manaaki Tāngata Victim Support is here 24/7 for people directly affected by crime, suicide and traumatic events, including their whānau and witnesses. We support people at their time of crisis and through the justice system so that they feel informed, empowered, safe and able to cope with the impact. We provide tailored immediate and short-term emotional support, practical assistance, information, referrals to other agencies and support through the criminal justice system and coronial process.

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Makes grants / loans to individuals

Social services

General public

Entity Structure

Victim Support is an independent incorporated society domiciled in New Zealand and is a charitable organisation registered under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 and the Charities Act 2005.

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.

For Year Ended Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/06/2023 31/12/2023 6/12/2023 $19,666,812 $21,495,629 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2022 31/12/2022 15/12/2022 $16,401,565 $17,968,351 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2021 31/12/2021 17/11/2021 $17,459,178 $17,349,891 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2020 31/12/2020 10/12/2020 $17,205,890 $16,629,395 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2019 31/12/2019 13/12/2019 $28,341,327 $25,693,274 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2018 31/12/2018 18/12/2018 $10,831,756 $10,639,214 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2017 31/12/2017 27/12/2017 $11,018,402 $10,886,058 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2016 31/12/2016 22/12/2016 $11,419,482 $11,830,127 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2015 31/12/2015 13/12/2015 $11,113,073 $11,268,148 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2014 31/12/2014 25/02/2015 $11,403,477 $11,546,851 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
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Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Michael Harley Thompson Maori Representative North Island 19/11/2023
Rosalind June Basset-Black Board Member 19/11/2023
Darren Rewi Maori Representative (South Island) 23/11/2022
Nicky Rawlings Board Member 15/10/2016
Robert Marshall Chairperson 31/10/2014
Gwen Neave Board Member 20/10/2013
Don Battah Board Member 27/10/2012
Michael John Dowling Board Member 29/10/2011
Richard Martin Smith Board Member 16/10/2010

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Judith Ann Karaitiana Board Member 19/11/2023
Lorraine Susan Scanlon Board Member 19/11/2023
Aroha Gibb Board Member 20/11/2022
Panapa Stewart Davis Board Member 15/10/2016
Jennifer Jane Bryden Board Member 17/10/2015
Kim Maree Bredenbeck Board Member 7/11/2013
Bruce Bird Board Member 3/05/2013
Wendy Robilligra Board Member 31/07/2012
Douglas Napier Eckhoff Deputy Chairman 30/06/2012
Richard Edmund Morris Board Member 29/10/2011
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Charity Updates

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Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
29/11/2023 NOC023
19/12/2022 NOC022
23/11/2022 NOC020
21/11/2018 NOC014
29/06/2018 NOC013
15/12/2015 NOC009
6/05/2013 NOC005
3/12/2012 NOC004
15/11/2012 AR005
15/11/2012 NOC003
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