Charities Registration Board

An independent three-person Board makes decisions about registering or deregistering charities. The members of the Charities Registration Board are Roger Holmes Miller (chair), Caren Rangi, and Simon Karipa.

Roger Holmes Miller is a Wellington lawyer and Registered Trustee, whose specialisations include trust law and governance. He chairs the Scots College Foundation and the Porirua City Council Community Services Board and is a trustee of Performing Arts Foundation of New Zealand.

Caren Rangi is a chartered accountant and audit specialist from Napier. Ms Rangi has extensive community governance experience and is currently a board member of the Broadcasting Commission (NZ On Air) and a trustee of the Eastern and Central Community Trust.

Simon Karipa is currently General Counsel for Te Ohu Kaimoana (the Māori Fisheries Trust) and has previously held roles with several iwi organisations. He has also held a range of governance roles, including currently being a Court-appointed Alternate Trustee to the Crown Forestry Rental Trust. 

For more information about how the Charities Registration Board works with Charities Services, see the blog post published on the subject.