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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Better Blokes Incorporated

Registration details

March 31
Name change history
Name Effective Date
MSSAT Auckland Incorporated 18/02/2010
Better Blokes Incorporated 12/07/2016

Address for service

PO Box 78056
Grey Lynn
25 Union Street
Auckland Central

Charity's other details

09 378 8820
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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The founding purpose of the organisation is stated in the Constitution “3. Aims and Objectives B. To provide one on one support to men recovering from the effects of childhood trauma: Emotional, mental, verbal, physical and sexual abuse. C. To provide peer support groups for male survivors to continue developing safety and trust through sharing experiences hurts and fears; hopes and dreams (sell-help groups based on self-disclosure models. D. To act as a referral agent to appropriate: Counsellors; therapists and agencies as required for the benefit of clients. .” These objectives are: 1. Reach out, include and support more men who have suffered childhood sexual trauma. 2. Reduce the discrimination and stigma associated with men suffering childhood sexual trauma. 3. Educate men and boys on the importance of healthy safe relationships. 4. Work with others to inform and influence research and opinion within th

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space, One on one support and support groups and workshops for men

Social services

Education / training / research, Health

Other (please state)

(Male survivors of childhood sexual abuse), Children / young people, Older people

Entity Structure

Incorporated Society

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 2010 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 30 September 2011.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/09/2023 19/08/2023 $558,890 $643,101
28/10/2022 22/10/2022 $707,073 $457,133
31/10/2021 12/10/2021 $396,185 $401,073
30/09/2020 18/10/2020 $280,407 $280,959
30/09/2019 19/09/2019 $245,424 $245,950
30/09/2018 1/10/2018 $173,287 $176,655
30/09/2017 29/09/2017 $146,735 $154,520
30/09/2016 9/11/2016 $198,166 $141,673
30/09/2015 22/09/2015 $124,460 $109,468
30/09/2014 15/08/2014 $87,663 $102,497

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
LI Chen Treasurer / Board Member 12/12/2022
Peter Sykes Chairman 12/12/2022
David James Peter Passell Board Member 24/12/2009

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Colin Linden Cross Board Member 6/08/2023
Jorgen Tonneson Knudsen Board Member 31/05/2023
Kris Goodenough Chairman 1/12/2022
David Puddephatt Vice President 31/12/2021
Julian Bryan Spondre Acting Treasurer 1/04/2018
Robert Barrett Treasurer 14/10/2016
Paul Richard Currie Chairman/President 31/03/2014

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)
24/06/2023 NOC021
22/06/2023 NOC020
5/01/2023 NOC019
5/01/2023 NOC018
20/12/2022 NOC017
19/05/2022 NOC015
16/10/2020 NOC013
11/06/2020 NOC010
2/10/2018 NOC008
23/08/2018 NOC006

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