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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.

2018 AGA Information

The 2018 Annual General Assembly will take place on Tuesday 9 October in Wellington at the West Plaza Hotel.

We would like to advise all members of the upcoming 67th Annual General Assembly of Equestrian Sports New Zealand (ESNZ) and invite all with a vested interest to join the occasion.

Date: Tuesday 9 October
Time: 12.45pm – AGA Registrations
  1.00pm – Annual General Assembly
  3.00-5.00pm – ESNZ Board meeting
Venue: West Plaza Hotel, Wellington

The AGA will consider formal business including approval of the audited annual accounts, presentation of the Pilmer Plate and any Honorary Life Memberships to be conferred as well as the election 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.

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 Rochelle Gardner at the ESNZ National Office – or 04 499 8994.


ESNZ will be running workshops to coincide with the AGA.

Dr Stephen Kara of Axis Sports Medicine will be presenting our Concussion workshop, 1pm, Monday 8 October.  West Plaza, Wellington.  Officials, Coaches, First Aiders and Organising Committee members are urged to attend this informative workshop, which will be free of charge.  Register here

Graeme Nahkies of Boardworks will be presenting a workshop on Governance Training, 9am Tuesday 9 October.  West Plaza, Wellington.  Current Discipline Board members, as well as aspiring Board members are invited to attend this invaluable workshop, also free of charge.  Register here

Morning and Afternoon tea provided each day and lunch will also be offered on the Tuesday, at the West Plaza Hotel.  More information to follow

Photo: Merran Hain being awarded ESNZ’s Lifetime Volunteer Award, the Pilmer Plate at the 2017 AGA.

2017 Annual General Assembly Presentation