Charitable Trust, Charitable Trusts, New Zealand, NZ, Charitable entity

By: Fortune Manning Lawyers  06-Dec-2011

Tony Fortune and Katherine McCarthy have acted in the formation of numerous charitable entities which have been approved by the Charities Commission including:

  • Christchurch Rotary Earthquake Charitable Trust
  • RNZWCS Limited
  • Rotary Club of Remuera Charitable Trust
  • Christian Prayer Centre Charitable Trust
  • The Lewis Eady Charitable Trust
  • Journey Church Trust
  • Red Leap Theatre Charitable Trust
  • Bill and Lorna Boyd Charitable Trust
  • Yvonne A M Smith Charitable Trust
  • Gerald Hoult Memorial Trust
  • Hugh Wynne Charitable Trust

and have provided assistance to the following charitable entity:

  • Auckland Refugee Council Incorporated

Below is a comment from the trustees of one of our recently established charitable trusts:

"On behalf of the team, we would like to thank you and Tony so very much for your input in establishing our Trust.  No hitches…no delays…no queries! Wonderful! All due to your expertise.  Our gratitude is huge.  Thank you again."

A charitable organisation can be one of three entities:

  • Charitable Trust
  • Charitable Company
  • Charitable Incorporated Society

Are you an officer or trustee of an existing charitable entity?

Take the Charities Commission quiz using the following

to see how much you know about your role as an officer or trustee of a charity.

If you would like to discuss the establishment of a charitable entity, please do not hesitate to contact



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