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Annual General Meeting 2015

Thursday 25 June 2015, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free to attend. Members only

The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Inc will be held Thursday 25 June at 6pm in Rangimarie 2, Level 3, Te Papa.

A glass of wine will be offered from 5.30pm and at 6pm Chief Executive Rick Ellis will speak on the future developments at Te Papa, followed by formal business.


  1. Apologies
  2. Confirmation of Minutes
    Minutes of the AGM, 03 July 2014
    Minutes of the meeting will be available at the AGM and members will be given time to read them.
  3. Annual Report
  4. Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report for the year ended  31 March 2015
  5. Constitution
    To adopt the following resolution:
    Meetings: to add ‘or reviewed’ to clause 5.5 to read
    5.5     The business to be conducted at the Annual General Meeting shall be the receipt and consideration of the Annual Report of the Executive Committee and the audited or reviewed Statement of Accounts, the fixing of annual subscriptions for the following financial year,…
    Accounts audit: to add ‘or reviewed to clause 11.3 to read
    11.3   The audited or reviewed Statement of Accounts and Balance Sheet shall be submitted to the Annual General Meeting next following its preparation and shall be open for discussion thereat.
    Explanation: – The changes allows the provision for an audit or review in line with the new Financial Reporting legislation.
  6. Election of Officers and Committee:
    Gordon Shroff, President and Committee members Jeannie Buxton and Lois Daish retire at this meeting. Elections are therefore required for the office of President, Vice President and three vacancies on the Committee.
    Nominations have been received for Vice-President Elizabeth Kay for the office of President and Jillian Wellings for the office of Vice President. Nomination to the Committee has been received for Jan Blayney and Diana Halsted co-opted committee members last year and Ann Hodson.
  7. To confirm the appointment of Accounting For Charities Trust as Auditor.
  8. To confirm the appointment of Honorary Solicitor for the current year.
  9. General Business

Click here for meeting papers:
Notice of Annual General Meeting (1 page)
President’s Annual Report 2015 (3 pages)
Statement of Financial Performance for year ended 31 March 2015 (4 pages)
Independent Auditor’s Report 2015 (Auditor’s Report (2 pages)


Thursday 25 June 2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free to attend. Members only
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