Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Directors
The Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand (Inc) will be held at 12.00 pm – 2.00 pm on Friday 15 June 2018 at the ASB Cube, 12 Jellicoe Street, Auckland.
- To note the minutes of the 2017 Annual General Meeting
- To receive the Annual Report and financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2017*
- To receive the report of the President, Liz Coutts
- To appoint an auditor
- To receive a declaration of councillors from the branches
- General business
* If you would like a hard copy of the annual report or minutes posted out to you, please contact us on 04 499 0076 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting members will be addressed by guest speaker, Phil Goff.
Phil Goff, Mayor of Auckland
Phil Goff is a born and bred Aucklander. He put himself through school and the University of Auckland working at the Westfield Freezing Company for seven seasons. He has a first class Masters in Politics from the University of Auckland and had won a scholarship to do postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.
Phil represented Mt Roskill for 10 terms of parliament. He became New Zealand’s youngest ever cabinet minister in 1984. In his 15 years in cabinet, he covered a number of portfolios including housing, environment, and education. In the Clark government, he was responsible for foreign affairs, justice, trade and defence. He was also Associate Finance Minister. He served as the leader of the Labour Party and the leader of the opposition. As Minister of Education, Phil initiated New Zealand’s international education industry which is now worth over $3 billion. He was also the first Minister of Trade of a developed country to negotiate a free-trade agreement with China and initiated the TPP trade agreement.
Phil’s priorities are working with the government to tackle housing unaffordability, worsening traffic congestion in Auckland, improving the performance of the council and protecting and enhancing Auckland’s environment. Phil’s vision for Auckland is an inclusive and diverse city where talent and enterprise can thrive.
Lunch will be served following the address.