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Charity Details

Evolution Theatre Company Trust
Evolution Theatre

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

20 Rua Street
75 Disraeli Street
Gisborne 4010

Charity's other details

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Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Our mission is to strengthen and promote the performing arts in Gisborne by providing arts education and high-quality theatrical productions.

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

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Arts / culture / heritage

General public

Entity Structure

ETC is an incorporated not-for-profit trust and a registered charity. We are governed by a Committee whose job is to ensure that we is always striving to meet our mission and providing value to the community, while remaining financially stable. They are our evangelists and ambassadors to the community. Committee is comprised of Trustees and Members with a Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. There is currently no paid staff, but that is expected to change in 2024.

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 for the year ending 31 March 2018 under section 43 of the Charities Act 2005.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/09/2023 28/09/2023 $74,009 $52,597
30/09/2022 12/10/2022 $84,899 $66,786
30/09/2021 2/09/2021 $76,331 $52,633
30/09/2020 24/09/2020 $63,933 $58,852
30/09/2019 30/09/2019 $48,092 $75,566
30/09/2018 - - - - Exempt

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Russell Mcleod Committee Member 1/04/2023
Kirsty Ellis Committee Member 15/07/2022
Joanne Noble Treasurer 30/06/2022
Amber Aitkenhead Committee Member 21/06/2021
Janet Lesley Crawford Trustee / Chair 18/09/2020
David J Henderson Trustee 1/11/2019
Tonie Dinna Myers Managing Artistic Director 25/01/2018

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Judith Hayes Committee member 1/05/2023
Elizabeth Boyce Trustee / Treasurer 1/04/2022
Nicola Yvette Henderson Trustee 1/04/2022
Sonia Turnbull Trustee 1/04/2022
Charli Haskell Trustee / Secretary 5/05/2021
Joanne Barbara Noble Trustee 30/11/2019
Suzan Swinson Anderson Chair 8/11/2019

Charity Updates

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Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
7/02/2020 NOC003
5/07/2018 NOC001

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