National Council Meeting 02 (2017/18) - 21/22 April 2018


Dear National Council Members,

Our second National Council Meeting in the 2017/18 year is confirmed for Saturday, 21 April – Sunday, 22 April at St Andrew’s Meeting Centre in Wellington. The NC meeting will be followed by the SDG Pre-Summit meeting on Sunday afternoon 1-4.30pm at the same venue and we encourage all NC members to take part. A programme for the pre-summit meeting will be made available soon. 

Venue:  St Andrew’s Meeting Centre
30 The Terrace, Wellington 

Date: 21-22 April 2018
Time: Sat 10am–6pm, Sun 9.30am–12pm

Draft Agenda

(subject to change)

Saturday 21 April


9.30 AM       Coffee, Tea

10 AM          Welcome by Joy Dunsheath


                     Amendments and Approval of Previous NC Minutes

                    Correspondence to National Council

                    President’s report – Joy Dunsheath

                    Treasurer’s report – Paul Oliver

      Reports and Recommendations from Branches

                    National Council Photo


12 PM         LUNCH (45 mins) catered (Ronja to organise)


                   Strategic planning – led by Nedra Fu


2.30 PM      AFTERNOON BREAK (30 mins) catered


                    Discussion about UNA Speech Award

      UNA NZ 2018 Conference discussion

                    Reports and Recommendations from Special Officers


4.30 PM      Transport to Film School (walk or shuttle)

5 PM           Drinks and nibbles, followed by Helen Clark Film (40 mins) - register via eventbrite / koha? seats  

6.15 PM      Set-menu at own expense (restaurant to be confirmed)


Sunday 22 April 

9.30 AM      Tea and coffee

10 AM         Welcome

     Reports and Recommendations from Affiliates

     Other business

     End of National Council Meeting


12 PM         LUNCH BREAK (at local cafe at own expense, down to Lambton Quay)

1-4.30PM   SDG Pre-Summit meeting (co-organised by Hui E! and UNA NZ)


Call for reports

All Branch Presidents, including the UN Youth President, and Special Officers shall submit a report to the National Council as per our Constitution. We also welcome reports from affiliated organisation on activities and possible collaboration. Please submit your reports to [email protected] before Friday, 23 March

Please use our proposed reporting template for Special Officers, Branches and Affiliates. You are welcome to provide feedback on the proposed templates at any time. 

Special Officer Report Template 

Covering the months of xx – xx

·      Recent issues and developments in the special area

·      Recent activites and events 

·      Any extra activities or research published by UNA NZ or others 

·      Looking ahead

Branch Report Template 

Covering the months of xx – xx

·      Brief overview of Branch size and membership 

·      Recent activites and events 

·      Branch News and / or contributions made to the UNA NZ newsettler

·     Looking ahead

·      Branch Committee meetings  

Affiliate Report Template

Covering the months of xx – xx

·      Brief overview of the organisation

·      Recent activities 

·      Contributions made to the UNA NZ newsletter if any (online / print)

·      Possible collaborations with UNA NZ for the coming 3-6 months

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