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Annual General Assembly

About the ESNZ Annual General Assembly

The ESNZ Annual General Assembly acts as a platform for discussions, voting on any major decisions of ESNZ and the governance of the sport and is also an opportunity for you to meet and talk with people governing your sport in person.

The business which must be transacted at the AGA includes:

  • The Annual Report of ESNZ
  • Items of business of which notice has been given under Article 20.1.b
  • Election of the President and the Vice President
  • Appointment of the Auditor
  • Any alterations to the ESNZ Constitution

Each discipline is entitled to Nine Voting Delegates.

Notice of the 68th ESNZ Annual General Assembly

Notice of the 68th Annual General Assembly of Equestrian Sports New Zealand is hereby given to all Members:

Date:  Wednesday 25th September 2019
Time:  1.00pm
Venue:  West Plaza Hotel, 110 Wakefield St, Wellington

The AGA will consider formal business including the approval of the audited annual accounts, election of officials and any Honorary Life Memberships to be conferred as well as consider any proposed amendments to the Constitution (please note that the suggested changes in the Constitutional Review Document will not be voted on at 2019 AGA).

Any resolutions and general business must be with the ESNZ Chief Executive no later than 5pm on 14th August 2019 and can be forwarded by email to [email protected]

Elections are also now open for the positions of President and Vice-President of ESNZ.  Nominations for President and Vice-President must be with the ESNZ Chief Executive no later than 5pm on 14th August 2019.

President Nomination Form
Vice-President Nomination Form
The Role of the President and Vice-President

ESNZ looks forward to welcoming Members to the Annual General Assembly.  The AGA is an opportunity for you to meet and talk with people governing your sport in person, so please take the opportunity to come along and be involved.

Workshop – dealing with conflict and difficult situations

Prior to the AGA, ESNZ will be holding a workshop and training for Officials, OCs and area groups on dealing with conflict and difficult situations.  Those interested in attending can REGISTER HERE

Date:  Wednesday 25th September 2019
Time:  9.30am – Workshop – dealing with conflict and difficult situations
Venue:  West Plaza Hotel, 110 Wakefield St, Wellington

2019 Annual Report

The ESNZ Annual Report will be available via the ESNZ website on 4th September 2019. A printed copy of the Annual Report will be available to any Member who is unable to view the report online. Please specifically request a printed copy from Aimee Cotter at the ESNZ National Office – [email protected] or 04 499 8994

2018 ESNZ AGA

The 2018 67th Annual General Assembly of Equestrian Sports New Zealand was held on Tuesday 9 October in Wellington at the West Plaza Hotel.

ELECTION

Mr Richard Sunderland was elected to the position of ESNZ President for the 2018-19 season, and Nick Pyke was elected to the position of Vice President

WORKSHOPS

ESNZ ran two workshops, in conjunction with the AGA

  • Dr Stephen Kara of Axis Sports Medicine presented our workshop on concussion in equestrian sports, and the new blue card for concussion and serious injury
  • Graeme Nahkies of Boardworks presented a workshop on Governance Training

Copies of both presentations can be downloaded below

Photo: Maeve McLellan being awarded ESNZ’s Lifetime Volunteer Award, the Pilmer Plate at the 2018 AGA.