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2011 Minutes - 30 November 2020

30 November 2020

Kaikohe East School Board Minutes


Chicky Rudkin, Kaz Chamberlain, Te Rina Toia, Ruana Gray.


Totorewa Rountree

Public Excluded

RESOLVED    Chicky/Kaz   

That the public be excluded from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting.

The general subject matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to this matter and the specific grounds under sections 48(1)(a), 7(2)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution are as follows:

General Subject Matter


Leave Request

7(2)(a)To protect the privacy of natural persons


RESOLVED    Te Rina/Kaz  

That the minutes are a true record of the previous meeting.

Matters Arising

  • Noted that the 10 year property plan is still not finalised


RESOLVED    Chicky/Te Rina   

That the correspondence is approved.

Financial Reports

RESOLVED    Kaz/Chicky 

That the August and September and October financial reports are received.

Matters Arising

  • Noted that available funds at 30 October are $200,000 more than budgeted..

Curriculum Review

RESOLVED    Kaz/Te Rina

That the Science Curriculum Review Report is received.

RESOLVED    Te Rina/Chicky

That the Social Science Curriculum Review Report is received.

RESOLVED    Chicky/Kaz

That the Technology Curriculum Review Report is received.

RESOLVED    Kaz/Chicky

That the Health and Physical Education Curriculum Review Report is received.

Noted in Discussion

  • The Health Programme Consultation is yet to be completed..

Strategic Focus

RESOLVED    Te Rina/Kaz

That the Graduate Profile becomes part of the Charter.

RESOLVED    Kaz/Ruana

That the Strategic Goals Progress Report is received.

RESOLVED    Chicky/Ruana

That the Strategic Plan Progress Report is received.

Special Topics



Staffing 2021

RESOLVED    Kaz/Te Rina

That the following appointments are confirmed:

  • Maternity leave position for Term 1 and 2 - Joan Whareaitu

  • Fixed Term positions for 2021

    • Renee Rose (currently at Kerikeri High School)  

    • Jacinda Selman (currently at Totara Grove) and 

    • Ellen Milne (currently on her final practicum at Moerewa School)

  • Permanent position - Nada Woods

Priorities 2021

  • Extra teacher funding

  • Supporting Special Rights students 

  • Staff Health and wellbeing support - Chicky to check possibilities with Edservices

  • Senior Leadership support


Draft Budget 2021 

RESOLVED    Te Rina/Kaz

That the Draft budget with a deficit of $150,000 is approved.

Noted in Discussion

  • The final budget will be approved at the February meeting taking into account the school’s financial position at the start of the 2021 year.

2021 Annual Agenda and Board Review Plan

RESOLVED    Kaz/Chicky

That the 2021 Annual Agenda and Board Review Plan is approved.

Issues of Concern

RESOLVED    Te Rina/Chicky

That Chicky invites Willow Jean Prime to the school to discuss issues of concern:

  • Funding support for special needs students

  • Property

  • Behaviour

  • Staff wellbeing

Next Meeting - 11:30am - Monday 22 February 2021