Annual General Meeting
2016 Annual General Meeting held in Auckland
The 2016 AGM will be held in Auckland CBD at the Mercure Hotel, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland 1010 in the heart of the City on Saturday, 29th October 2016 from 9am.
The 2016 AGM venue is located close to the Harbour and Britomart.
Draft Timetable as follows
Friday 28th October 2016
Guests arrive at the newly refurbished YHA Auckland City (re-opens end of September 2016 after 20 weeks of refurbishing). Be among the first to check out the exciting changes.
On Friday evening there will be an exquisite buffet dinner in the Vue Restaurant on the top floor of the Mercure Hotel. We will run a shuttle to and from the hostel to the dinner venue. The Vue Restaurant is known for its stunning views of the harbour and the vibrant city centre and is rated 4 out of 5 stars by the Tripadvisor.
Saturday 29th October
Breakfast available in the hostel kitchen.
Guests staying at YHA Auckland City for Friday only need to check out of their rooms prior to the AGM so that the cleaning staff can get to work and re-open the hostel to other guests. Luggage storage is available.
A shuttle will collect members from the hostel and transport them to the Mercure Hotel which is next to Britomart in the heart of the City for the Annual General Meeting.
After the meeting lunch will be served at the Vue Restaurant on the top floor of the Mercure Hotel. The shuttle will then return members to the hostel.
AGM Registration and Accommodation
Registration to attend the AGM will open in August however you are welcome to book your bed at the hostel now.
The AGM will be hosted at YHA Auckland City and accommodation is offered for the Friday night at a 25% discount to YHA members attending the AGM.
Please email Paula Slack, Assistant Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 Service and Merit Awards
Each year YHA formally recognises those members who have volunteered their time to the organisation by presenting service and merit awards at the AGM. Nominations for these awards may be made by National Board, a Branch Committee, a Members Group, a group of six senior financial members, or the Awards Committee.
Nominations must be received by the National Secretary and close at 12 noon on Friday 5 August 2016.
Constitutional and General Notices of Motion
Constitutional and General Notices of Motion may be received from any Branch Committee, National Board, or a group of eight senior financial members.
All Constitutional or General Notices of Motion must be received by the National Secretary and close at 12 noon on Friday 5 August 2016.
Nominations for elected positions
Nominations for elected positions will open at the end of July and further information will be available at that time.
This year there will be two National Board vacancies along with the four Honorary Vice-President vacancies.
2016 Elections Voting Regulations
As with other years the 2016 Elections will be carried out using the Single Transferable Vote system. To learn more about this system click here.
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2015 Annual General Meeting
The 2015 Annual General Meeting was held in Christchurch at the Ilex Events Centre in the middle of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on Saturday, 31 October. It was attended by 60 members.
- The Friday night dinner took place at the Christchurch Hostel on Hereford Street.
- The strong financial result and significant gains made throughout the year as presented by the Chief Executive and Finance Manager to the AGM.
- The hosting of members at the hostel by the Hostel Manager Luke Tarplett and his committed team.
The draft minutes from this meeting are available for you to view by clicking on the file name 2015 AGM draft Minutes.
These minutes will be confirmed at the 2016 AGM.
The election results were announced.
National Board Members
Kevin Brewer, Michael Sheehan and John Hammond were re-elected for a three year term.
Dave Berry, Amanda Gower and Harry Guitry were all elected unopposed.