Below is a record of previously held National Council meetings. Click here for the upcoming meeting.
National Council Meeting 3 - 12–13 March in Wellington
Saturday 12 March 2016 – 9:30am to 5pm / Sunday 13 March 2016 – 9.30am to 4pm
St Andrew’s On The Terrace, Conference Rooms 1 and 2, 30 The Terrace, Wellington
Saturday 12th March.
09:30AM Welcome and Apologies.
9:45 AM Agenda Review..
10.00AM Deliberation on three-year Work Programme.
10.30AM Morning break.
B. Research & Education.
2016 National Conference (penclled in for July)
Diplomats Seminar Series.
UN Public Education Seminar
C. Growth and Consolidation.
D. UN Reform..
12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch Break.
1:30 – 2:30 pm Invited Guest speaker
2:30 pm Deliberation on three-year Work Programme (continues)
F. UN Banner Days.
G. The question of defining ‘Membership’
5:00pm Social time followed by buffet dinner
Sunday 14 March.
9:30 AM Procedures and Processes of the National Council
10.00AM Approval of Minutes.
10.15 AM Matters arising from the minutes.
10.30AM Morning break.
11:00AM AGM issues.
11.20AM Reports Received.
1:30 PM Intern Programme.
National Council Meeting - 14-15 November 2015 at Waiheke Island
Agenda (with links to the associated documents)
Saturday 14th November
Welcome and Apologies.
Procedures and Processes of the National Council
Amendments and Approval of Minutes from NC 1
I. Review of Functions of the Council
II. Motion: that UNANZ accepts the NC 1 (May 2015) Minutes
III Matters arising from the minutes:
Correspondence to National Council
I Letter from the Office of the Speaker
II Queen's Birthday Honours
President’s report – Graham Hassall
Treasurer’s report – Paul Oliver & Financial Position
We the Peoples Trust. & Financial Position
National Council Photo.
Reports and Recommendations.
A. Reports and remits from Branches.
1. Canterbury – Lynette Hardie Wills.
2. Northern – Gary Russell.
3. Tauranga – Gray Southon.
4. UN Youth – Jason Armishaw (Bhen Goodsir attending) (no written report received)
5. Wanganui – Kate Smith.
6. Wellington – Bal Devgun & Robin Halliday.
- Report on Three minutes to Midnight
B. Reports and remits from Groups.
Waikato Group – Mano Manoharan.
C. Affiliates Reports.
Soka Gakkai International – Joycelyn Raffile.
Baha'i Community - Paddy Payne
D. Reports and Recommendations from other members of National Council
1. Kate Dewes.
2. John-Paul Bizoza.
3. Graqcielli Ghizzi-Hall – Programmes Coordinator
E. Reports and Recommendations from Special Officers.
1. Humanitarian Affairs – Jean Paul Biziza.
2. Human Rights – John Morgan.
3. Sustainable Development – Gray Southon.
4. WFUNA Liaison – Joy Dunsheath.
5. UN Renewal – Kennedy Graham - No Report received.
6. UN Security Council - Negar Partow.
Deliberation on three-year Work Programme.
A. Governance (see the minutes of the meeting below)
1. National Council
2. The operation of the national office.
B. Research & Education. (see the minutes of the meeting below)
1. 2016 National Conference.
2. Diplomats Seminar Series.
3. Global Citizens of the Pacific.
C. Growth and Consolidation. (see the minutes of the meeting below)
D. UN Reform. (see the minutes of the meeting below)
E. Networks. (see the minutes of the meeting below)
F UN Banner Days. (see the minutes of the meeting below)
MINUTES OF THE MEETING