CEO Update – December 2017

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, e-News, Member Updates

‘Brave new worlds’, ‘Final frontiers’, ‘Giant leaps for humankind’, ‘Journey into the unknown’, ‘The path less travelled’. These are all traditionally filled with impressions of large-scale commitment to grand ideas that are bold and present infinite opportunity. Whilst a number of these have occupied your organisation during 2017, there is also a significant amount of business as usual that, in … Read More

CEO Update – August 2017

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, e-News

‘How are you?” she asked, ‘Busy’ was the reply, ‘When are we not?’ was the rhetorical response. I overheard this conversation in one of my visits to a nationals qualifying competition recently. It could have been repeated hundreds of times all over the country as our community volunteers, juggling family and work commitments, indulge their (or more often their children’s) … Read More

Notice of Special General Meeting

GNZ AdminCEO / Board Updates

  Notice is given for a Special General Meeting (SGM) to be held on Thursday 28th September 2017. The SGM will be held for the purpose of filling a recently vacated Elected Board Member position. Please refer to the MEMO providing details of the SGM and Elected Board Member nomination form.

SDC Review Update

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, e-News

As the date of 1 August has passed, it is timely to give an update as to the status of the SDC review process. The Terms of Reference and Rules and Regulations covering SDC’s have reached the point of final draft, and have been sent to the SDC Peer Review Group for assessment and comment. Both of these documents are … Read More

Recent Board Appointments

GNZ AdminCEO / Board Updates

In accordance with the GymSports NZ Constitution, ‘15.3 (a) Board Appointments Panel’ (BAP), the BAP was convened to conduct the process of determining vacant Appointed Board Member positions. This process is outlined in the GymSports NZ Constitution points 15.3 (c) through to 15.4 (d), inclusive. As obligated under point 15.4 (d), I have been advised by the BAP of the … Read More

2017 AGM – Elected Board Members

GNZ AdminCEO / Board Updates, Member Updates

Elected by the members to the Board (for the two vacant Elected positions) are Virginia Cathro (re-standing) and Angie Dougal (first time standing). Both Virginia and Angie bring valuable skills and experience that will enable the Board to continue to provide sound strategic governance.  Read below to see why being part of Gymnastics NZ is important to them both. Virginia … Read More

2017 AGM – New Name Voted In

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, Member Updates

The most significant motion to be addressed by clubs gathered at the AGM was that regarding the change of name from Gymsports NZ to Gymnastics NZ. The motion was; ‘That the name of Gymsports New Zealand be changed forthwith to, Gymnastics New Zealand.’ Upon the late receipt of legal advice, the meeting voted to accept an amendment to the original … Read More

2017 AGM – Life Membership & Meritorious Award

GNZ AdminCEO / Board Updates, Member Updates

The 2017 nominations for Life Membership and Meritorious Award were considered by the Honours Committee and presented to the members at this year’s AGM by the Chair of the committee, Dr Warwick Darcey. Life Membership was awarded to Jane Sheldrake (Omni Gymnastics Centre) and Theodora Gotz (Tri Star Gymnastics Club).  A Meritorious Award was received by Gareth Brettell (Tri Star … Read More

AGM and Conference Agenda and supporting documents

GNZ AdminCEO / Board Updates, Member Updates

The 2017 AGM and Conference will be held at the Basin Reservc, Buckle Street, Mount Cook Wellington on Sunday 7th May. Registration is from 10 – 11am; the conference schedule runs from 11am to 3.45pm; the AGM takes place from 4 – 5pm.  The day will conclude with a networking session from 5 – 7pm. A 12-seater van will be … Read More

CEO Update – March 2017

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, CEO / Board Updates, e-News, Member Updates, Midlands, Regional, South Island

Members, did someone say there had been a festive and holiday season since last we spoke? Not sure about you, but feels like I blinked and missed it – much like the summer weather! Whatever you managed to do over the holiday months I hope it bought you some down-time, much needed rest and a recharging of the batteries for … Read More