Annual Meeting is the formal meeting of Annual Conference. It is the highest authority within the Institute.
The functions of the annual meeting are to:
- consider the National Executive's report
- consider the financial report, note the Consumer Price Index adjustment to the subscriptions, and consider any further subscription increases needed
- elect the members of the National Executive
- debate and determine issues of interest to the Institute, and set Institute policy accordingly
- amend or repeal these rules
- receive and consider the report from Te Kāhui Whetū
- receive a written report from the National Executive detailing all policy decisions that it or the Institute has made since the previous annual meeting
Standing Orders are the rules of procedure for Annual Meeting. The Standing Orders below are set out in Section 53 of the Rules of the New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa Incorporated as amended by the Institute's Annual Meeting - 1st October 2017.
These standing orders apply at all times while in Annual Meeting sessions. During the Hui session of Annual Meeting, tikanga Māori applies. During all other Annual Conference sessions, these standing orders don't apply.
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