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Annual General Meeting

The 2018 AGM will be held on Saturday, 27 October 2018 at 9:00am in Christchurch at the Novotel in Cathedral Square. A welcome dinner will be held at the same venue on Friday, 26 October 2018.

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If you require a paper form, you can download one here.

2018 Elections Voting Regulations

As with other years, the 2018 Elections will be carried out using the Single Transferable Vote system.
Learn more about this system

Go Paperless!

Did you know that a postal vote costs YHA more than three times the cost of an electronic vote? If you have an email address please let us know so that we can use our limited budget wisely.

To update your details, please contact Customer Services: email or phone 0800 278 299.

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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 for 2018 closed 3 August. Nominations for 2019 will open in May.

Certificate of Merit
May be awarded to persons (who need not be members who have made a significant voluntary contribution to YHA at a local level.

Distinguished Service Award 
May be awarded to Senior Financial Members who have made an exceptional voluntary contribution particularly at a Branch or Member Group level.

Honorary Life Membership
May be awarded to persons (who need not be members) who have made an exceptional voluntary contribution to YHA. This contribution would generally be at a national level, for the benefit of the organisation as a whole, and usually over an extended period of time.


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.

Submissions for 2018 closed 3 August. Submissions for 2019 will open in May.

General Notice of Motion
Constitutional Notice of Motion

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Nominations for Elected Positions

This year there are two National Board vacancies and four Honorary Vice-President vacancies.
For more information, please read the 2018 Candidate Handbook.

Nominations for 2018 elected positions are open 27 July - 7 September.

National Board Nomination Form
Honorary Vice-President Nomination Form

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Previous AGM Outcomes

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Formal Documents

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