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1606 Minutes - 29 June 2016

29 June 2016

Kaikohe East School Board Minutes


Lisa Tuwhangai, Alicia Tomuri, Chicky Rudkin, Graeme Shaw, Don Edmonds

Public Excluded

RESOLVED    Chicky/Alicia

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 resolutions are as follows:

General Subject Matter


Employment matters

To protect the privacy of natural persons

(Public Excluded Minutes)


RESOLVED     Lisa/Graeme

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

Noted in Discussion

  • The Secretary has still to write to outgoing board members.


RESOLVED    Chicky/Alicia

That the correspondence is approved.

Financial Report

RESOLVED   Graeme/Alicia

That the May 2016 Financial Report is approved.

Matters Arising

RESOLVED    Lisa/Chicky

That the 2016 Budget is amended to provide for an additional $20,000 expenditure on the purchase of ICT equipment.

Noted in Discussion

  • Leases have expired on a number of items if ICT equipment.

  • Chicky has discussed the relative merits of leasing and purchase with Client Officer Emma Dawson from Education Services and confirmed that the school has sufficient funds to make this amendment.

Curriculum Review

RESOLVED    Chicky/Alicia

That the the Science Curriculum Review Report is received.

Policy Review

RESOLVED    Graeme/Lisa

That the  Legal Responsibilities Review Report is adopted.

Special Topics

Board Vacancy

RESOLVED    Alicia/Chicky

That the board:

  1. Notes that Frances Petera has advised that she is leaving the district and therefore will not take up her elected position as parent trustee.

  2. Will advise the school community that it intends to fill the vacancy by selection.

Governance Policy Review

RESOLVED    Lisa/Alicia

That the Board notes that members reviewed the Governance Policy line by line at this meeting, and approved  the following amendments:

  1. In the Trustees’ Code of Ethics replace the word “fiduciary” with the word “financial”.

  2. Amend meeting times: “Regular meetings will commence at 1:30pm and conclude by 3:00pm”

Next Meeting - Wednesday 10 August 2016