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Charity Summary

Charity Details

World Wide Fund for Nature New Zealand

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 11514
Manners Street
Te Aro
L2 77 Thorndon Quay

Charity's other details

04 499 2930
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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

WWF’S MISSION IS TO BUILD A FUTURE WHERE PEOPLE LIVE IN HARMONY WITH NATURE. We work to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment, by conserving the world’s biodiversity, ensuring the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable, and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.

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

Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities)

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

Environment / conservation

Education / training / research, Community development, International activities, Fund-raising

General public

Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Animals

Entity Structure

WWF-New Zealand has a central office in Wellington. The work of the organisation is also supported by volunteers around the country.

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.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2022 - - - To be filed To be filed
31/01/2022 19/01/2022 $3,780,745 $3,866,510
31/12/2020 22/12/2020 $3,812,991 $4,003,680
31/12/2019 10/12/2019 $5,594,212 $4,774,311
31/12/2018 7/12/2018 $4,122,577 $4,273,028
31/12/2017 23/11/2017 $4,583,260 $4,720,539
31/12/2016 14/11/2016 $4,990,362 $5,035,137
31/12/2015 1/12/2015 $4,255,942 $4,320,261
31/12/2014 18/12/2014 $3,393,788 $3,293,835
31/12/2013 11/12/2013 $3,533,692 $3,465,191

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Nicola Douglas Trustee 11/02/2022
Lou Sanson Trustee 10/11/2021
Matthew Valentine Trustee 10/11/2021
Kaapua Smith Trustee - Chair 13/11/2019
Jonathan Parker Mason Trustee 15/08/2018
Ian Samuel Knowles Trustee 16/05/2018

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Libby Harrison Trustee- Chair 1/06/2022
Justine Daw Trustee 11/02/2022
Jan Sedgwick Trustee 1/02/2022
Elizabeth Oliver Trustee 4/08/2021
Katherine Short Trustee 8/11/2020
Rauru Kirikiri Trustee 13/11/2019
Rachel Jane Brown Trustee 31/07/2019
Morgan Williams Trustee- Chair 8/05/2019
John Hay Trustee 21/11/2018
Mark Wilcox Trustee 24/10/2018

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)
19/07/2022 NOC035
11/04/2022 NOC034
15/06/2021 NOC032
23/12/2020 NOC030
15/01/2020 NOC029
5/12/2019 NOC027
1/10/2019 NOC026
14/03/2019 NOC025
28/11/2018 NOC023
3/05/2017 NOC018

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