NOTICE OF HUI-A-TAU / ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and CALL FOR NOMINATION FOR TRUSTEES

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Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust Board

 NOTICE OF HUI-A-TAU / ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and CALL FOR NOMINATION FOR TRUSTEES

 

Notice is hereby given that the Hui-a-Tau / Annual General Meeting of Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust Board will be held at Whakarongotai Marae, 4 Marae Lane, Waikanae at 10am on Sunday 17th September 2017. Agenda – Confirm AGM minutes 4 December 2016, Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust Annual Report 2016/17, Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai Holdings Ltd Annual Report 2016/17 & Wharekohu Fisheries Ltd Annual Report 2016/17. Appointment of Auditor/Accountant, Election of Trustees and General Business.

 

Notice is also hereby given that Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust Board seeks nominations from adult registered members to fill two vacancies for the position of Trustee, and one vacancy for the position of Alternate Trustee. The current Trustees who will be completing service of their two-year term are Andre Baker (Chair), Kara Kearney (Treasurer), and Rawhiti Higgott (Alternate Trustee). All three Trustees have signaled their interest to continue to support the iwi, and re-stand for the role of Trustee(s).

 

The term of office is two years. Nomination forms, position description and governance manual are available on request from the Trust Office, 11 Elizabeth Street, P O Box 509, Waikanae 5250, (04) 293 1538 or by emailing admin@teatiawakikapiti.co.nz.

 

The nomination form must include the signature of the member being nominated, the nominee’s full name, address and contact telephone number, together with a declaration that the nominee is not a bankrupt, has not been convicted of a dishonesty offence, and a brief statement of work experience and objectives relevant to the position of Trustee. The nomination form must also include the signature and full name and address of the adult registered member making the nomination.

 

Completed nomination forms must be returned to the Trust Office at the address stated hereafter no later than 5.00 pm on Friday 11th August 2017: Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust, 11 Elizabeth Street, P O Box 509, Waikanae 5250.  LATE NOMINATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

Details of nominated candidates and voting papers will be sent to all adult registered members at their last known address in New Zealand. Voting may be by postal or electronic ballot received before 5 pm on Friday 15th September 2017 preceding the Hui-a-Tau / Annual General Meeting, or in person (but not by proxy) and before 10 am on the day of that meeting. In the event of a vote being taken the two candidates with the greatest number of votes shall be elected Trustee(s), and the candidate with the next highest votes shall be elected Alternate Trustee(s).

 

So that membership records may be updated, members are also asked to notify any changes of address of family members. This is essential if a postal vote is required. Early registration of those family members who are now of 18 years of age would also be appreciated. New applications for membership may be made at any time, up to and including the annual general meeting. Follow this link to download a registration form: ati-awa-ki-whakarongotai-registration-form_2016

 

 

Andre Baker – Chairperson

Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust Board