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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Royal New Zealand Coastguard Incorporated
Coastguard New Zealand

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 2195
Shortland Street
Auckland Central
3 Solent Street
Mechanics Bay

Charity's other details

(09) 303 4303

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To provide marine safety, education and search and rescue services to the New Zealand public.

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

Acts as an umbrella / resource body

Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities), Provides advice / information / advocacy

Emergency / disaster relief

Education / training / research, Promotion of volunteering, Marine Search and Rescue

General public

Entity Structure

66 entities comprised of 1 national parent entity, 1 national education entity, 1 national charitable trust, 1 local charitable trust and 62 local units.

Entities your charity controls

Name CC Registration Number
Auckland Coastguard Incorporated CC24814
Bay of Islands Coastguard Incorporated CC20525
Coastguard Bluff Incorporated CC33201
Coastguard Canterbury Incorporated CC30649
Coastguard Clyde Incorporated CC43629
Coastguard Dunedin Incorporated CC47245
Coastguard Hibiscus Incorporated CC34499
Coastguard Houhora Incorporated CC49426
Coastguard Kaikoura Incorporated CC20381
Coastguard Kaipara Incorporated CC34757
Coastguard Kapiti Coast Incorporated CC23056
Coastguard Lake Brunner Incorporated CC44290
Coastguard Lake Taupo Association Incorporated CC30755
Coastguard Mackenzie Lakes Incorporated CC46271
Coastguard Maraetai Incorporated CC34194
Coastguard Marlborough Incorporated CC40693
Coastguard North Canterbury Incorporated CC46958
Coastguard North Kaipara Incorporated CC40997
Coastguard North Shore Incorporated CC23033
Coastguard Opotiki Incorporated CC38345
Coastguard Queenstown Incorporated CC22641
Coastguard South Canterbury Incorporated CC25314
Coastguard South Taranaki Incorporated CC31578
Coastguard Turangi Incorporated CC34606
Coastguard Tutukaka Incorporated CC23809
Coastguard Wanaka Lakes Incorporated CC47347
Coastguard West Coast Incorporated CC41769
Coastguard Whangaroa Incorporated CC25479
Gisborne Volunteer Coastguard Association Incorporated CC27331
Great Barrier Island Coastguard Rescue Incorporated CC42295
Hawkes Bay Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC37817
Hokianga Volunteer Coastguard CC41041
Howick Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC26370
Kawau Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC21596
Maketu Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC41821
Mana Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC24215
Manawatu Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC38404
Nelson Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC33023
Northland Coastguard Air Patrol Incorporated CC24322
Papakura Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC41535
Raglan Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC25431
Riverton Coastguard Incorporated CC22259
Rotorua Lakes Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC20789
Royal New Zealand Coastguard Boating Education Limited CC26452
Royal New Zealand Coastguard Charitable Trust CC26905
Sumner Lifeboat Institution Inc CC22950
Tairua/Pauanui Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC36782
Taranaki Volunteer Coastguard Service Incorporated CC38018
Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard Association Incorporated CC41954
Thames Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC36078
Titirangi Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC39200
Waihau Bay Volunteer Coastguard Association Incorporated CC42682
Waiheke Volunteer Coastguard Charitable Trust CC24157
Waiheke Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC39299
Waiuku Search and Rescue Association (Incorporated) CC41606
Wellington Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC24610
Whangamata Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC28278
Whangarei Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC22006
Whangaruru Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC10479
Whitianga Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated CC34494

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 2/11/2023 $26,535,393 $6,007,089 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2022 31/01/2023 23/12/2022 $26,576,933 $29,169,783 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2021 28/02/2022 22/12/2021 $29,895,889 $26,114,490 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2020 31/12/2020 11/11/2020 $26,695,141 $23,643,933 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2019 31/12/2019 20/12/2019 $33,110,788 $23,507,313 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2018 31/12/2018 20/12/2018 $21,507,705 $20,126,311 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2017 28/02/2018 23/03/2018 $19,896,760 $19,237,361 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2016 31/12/2016 28/02/2017 $19,778,119 $17,991,977 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2015 31/12/2015 16/12/2015 $5,928,095 $6,081,182 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
30/06/2014 31/12/2014 21/12/2014 $5,858,036 $5,979,768 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
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Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Andrew James Murray Elected Board Member 2/10/2022
Jerry Bardon Elected Board Member 2/10/2022
Bennett Medary President 3/10/2021
Carolyn Tapley Elected Board Member 3/10/2021
Danny Tuato'o Appointed Board Member 3/10/2021
Melissa Ross Appointed Board Member 3/10/2021
Elizabeth Urquhart Appointed Board Member 1/02/2021
Susan Doughty Appointed Board Member 1/02/2021

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Robert Gray Elected Board Member 15/12/2023
Dean Lawrence Elected Board Member 1/10/2022
John Linn Elected Board Member 1/10/2022
Peter Kara Elected Board Member 1/10/2022
Aaron Wallace Appointed Board Member 3/10/2021
Dick Chapman Elected Board Member 3/10/2021
Evelyn Davis Elected Board Member 3/10/2021
Mike Purchase President 3/10/2021
Ross Lockwood Elected Board Member 3/10/2021
Dean Lawrence Co-opted Member 17/10/2020
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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)
20/12/2023 NOC033
4/11/2022 NOC028
27/10/2022 NOC027
27/10/2022 NOC026
27/10/2022 NOC025
27/10/2022 NOC024
26/10/2022 NOC022
25/03/2021 NOC018
4/06/2020 NOC016
11/11/2019 NOC013
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