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1305 Minutes - 28 May 2013

28 May 2013

Kaikohe East School Board Minutes



Chicky Rudkin (Principal), Graeme Shaw, Lisa Tuwhangai, Shenelle Cassidy, Alicia Tomuri..

In attendance

Don Edmonds, Maraea Kea, Mary Davis.


Kaz Chamberlain

Returning Officer’s Reports

Resolved Lisa/Shenelle

That the Returning Officer’s Reports are adopted.

Matters Arising

Principal Chicky and Secretary Don thanked outgoing members for their support over the years. Special thanks to Maraea for stepping up as board chair and to Kaz for her work as staff trustee.

Noted that Mary had been on the board for over ten years and had served many years as board chair.

Mary and Maraea congratulated new members and wished them all the best in their new role as board members.

RESOLVED Shenelle/Alicia

That Lisa is elected as board chairperson.

RESOLVED Graeme/Chicky

That the board record its welcome to new members and thanks to outgoing members.


RESOLVED Chicky/Lisa

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


RESOLVED Lisa/Alicia

That the inward correspondence is received.

Financial Report

RESOLVED Chicky/Shenelle

That the Financial Report is and Budget Amendment is approved.

Policy Review


RESOLVED  Chicky/Lisa

That the Personell Policy Review Report is received and approved.

Curriculum Reviews

The Arts

RESOLVED Lisa/Alicia

That the The Arts report is received and approved.

Strategic Focus Progress Report

RESOLVED Chicky/Shenelle

That the Strategic Focus Progress Report is received and approved.


Special Topics

Teacher Registration

RESOLVED Chicky/Lisa

That the Teacher Registration report is received and approved.

Consultation Plan

RESOLVED Chicky/Shenelle

That the Consultation Plan is approved.

Updated Charter

RESOLVED Chicky/Lisa

That the Updated Charter is approved.

  • Noted that the updated charter has already been submitted to the Ministry of Education and approved.

New Fixed Term Teaching position

RESOLVED Chicky/Lisa

That the board confirm the appointment of Natalie Snow as teacher (fixed term) for the remainder of the school year.

Special Needs

RESOLVED Chicky/Alicia

That the Special Needs report is received and approved.

Term One Attendance

RESOLVED Graeme/Lisa

That the Term One Attendance report is received and approved.


School House

RESOLVED Chicky/Lisa

That the School House report is received and approved.

Meeting Times

RESOLVED Lisa/Shenelle

That the board meets at 5pm on Wednesdays.

Board Training and Support

RESOLVED Lisa/Alicia

That the board meets for a regular training workshop between meetings.