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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Asia Pacific Forum Incorporated

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

78 Pitt Street
Auckland Central
Room 208, Wesley Bicentenial Hall
78 Pitt Street

Charity's other details

+64 21 297 3187


Australia, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands

North America

United States


Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea, South, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam

Organisation with a focus on the following communities:


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

5. Stated Purpose and Objects of the Asia Pacific Forum a. The purpose of the APF is to support the development of, and encourage the growth of recovery from drug addiction in the countries within the APF zone so anyone in the world has the opportunity to experience recovery in their own language and culture and find the opportunity for a new way of life by: i. Arranging and participating in meetings with government representatives about how recovery can contribute to drug free recovery for peop

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Acts as an umbrella / resource body


General public

Legal 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 for the year ended 31 December 2019 under section 43 of the Charities Act 2005.

For Year Ended Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2023 30/06/2024 - - - To be filed To be filed
31/12/2022 30/06/2023 29/06/2023 $37,659 $3,583 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2021 30/06/2022 23/06/2022 $60,711 $11,979 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2020 30/06/2021 26/06/2021 $101,500 $36,396 load annual return's financial documents spinner gif
31/12/2019 30/06/2020 - - - - Exempt

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Bijay Lama Chairperson 22/02/2021
Roger Searle Officer 5/12/2019
Sharon Kerr Officer 5/12/2019

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Ahmed Reza Chairperson 7/03/2024
MD. Hasib Bin Yakub Treasurer 7/03/2024
David Tomasiello Fellowship Development Co-ordinator 2/03/2023
Sushil Poudel Treasurer 1/09/2020

Charity Updates

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Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
26/05/2024 NOC014
27/08/2021 NOC010
5/01/2021 NOC008
23/09/2020 NOC003
17/04/2020 NOC002

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