2019 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation will be held at 1:30pm on Saturday, 16 November 2019 at the NZAF National Office, 31 Hargreaves Street, College Hill, Auckland.

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Notice of Annual General Meeting and New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) Trust Board Election

As previously advised, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the NZAF Trust Board will be held at 1:30pm on Saturday, 16 November 2019 at the NZAF National Office, 31 Hargreaves Street, College Hill, Auckland.  The NZAF Trust Board invites all members of the NZAF to attend the meeting and join us afterwards at the 2019 Life Membership ceremony being held in Herne Bay at 3:30pm (details below). 

The following documents for the AGM are available here – See Documentation section below:

  • AGM agenda
  • Minutes of the AGM of 17 November 2018
  • NZAF Audited Financial Statements
  • NZAF Annual Report
  • Appointment of Proxy form (to be used if you cannot attend the AGM but would like to vote on the meeting’s motions)

We encourage all members to attend the AGM.


No remits have been received from members for consideration at the AGM.

NZAF Trust Board Election

As previously advised, there is one vacancy for an elected Trustee position on the NZAF Trust Board, for a two-year term beginning in November 2019. 

There are two candidates for this elected Trustee position (in alphabetical order):

  1. Matt Creamer
  2. Anthony Fallon

The candidates’ statements are provided in the Documentation section below.

Only members who were members as at Monday 16 September 2019, and are not current NZAF paid staff members, may vote in the election. Voting opened on Wednesday 16 October and closes at 5pm on Thursday 14 November 2019.  Please make sure that you vote before then.  If you do not, your vote will not be counted.

NB: If you have not received your invitation to vote via email, but believe you are eligible to do so, please contact the Trust Board Secretary as soon as possible at virginia.cattell@nzaf.org.nz.

The election is conducted on a first-past-the-post basis. The candidate with the highest number of votes will be deemed the successful candidate.  If there is a tie, a Special General Meeting (SGM) will be called.

The results of the election will be announced at the AGM on 16 November 2019.

Thank you once again for your commitment to NZAF.  We look forward to seeing you at the AGM. 

We also encourage you to join us at the Life Membership awards event later in the afternoon to celebrate the four exceptional individuals receiving NZAF’s highest honour: Dr Alison Copland, Vern Keller (posthumous award), Charlie Peters and Dr Mark Thomas. 

For those who have not yet, there is still time to register to attend, but please RSVP, as spaces are limited.

Life Membership Event details:
Day: Saturday, 16 November
Time: Please arrive from 3:30pm to begin at 4:00pm
Venue: The Ship, 55 West End Road, Herne Bay, Auckland 1011
Dress: Smart/Cocktail

Please RSVP by 30 October 2019 

Nāku noa, nā




Sam Humphrey

Deputy Chair, NZAF Trust Board