When: Wednesday 25 November 2020 11.30 am - 12.30 pm 

Where: Online via Zoom (link will be sent prior)


You are invited to attend the 2020 NZARE AGM

We encourage all members, longstanding and new, to attend AGM of our Association as it is the one opportunity to meet Council face to face and celebrate the developments of the past year and look forward too many exciting announcements for the future of NZARE.

Items on the agenda include:

  1. Welcome address from the Co-Presidents Mere Skerrett and Fuapepe Rimoni 
  2. Apologies
  3. Confirm minutes of 2019 AGM
  4. Matters arising from 2019 minutes Notification of proposed changes to the NZARE constitution 
  5. Indication of late items for General business
  6. Announcement of Honorary Life members
  7. Annual Reports
  • Presidents report
  • Executive Officer report
  • Treasurer’s report 
  • Communications report
  • International report
  • Māori Caucus report
  • Pasifika report
  • Student Caucus report (Māori) report
  • Student Caucus report
  • Special Interest Groups’ report
  • NZJES Editors Report

     8. Election of NZARE Council 

     9. General Business 


Election of NZARE Council Members

Nominations are sought for Council Members.  Should you wish to be nominated or nominate someone else, nomination forms are available here or from the current NZARE Secretary, Kirsten Locke contact 

Intending candidates should include with the nomination form, a one-page biography including reasons for standing.  The nomination must be sent the Secretary by midday on Friday 20 November 2020.    

Expectations of Council members

  • Attend one Council meeting in person and two council meetings via zoom, each year
  • Hold a portfolio or be an active participant in Council operations
  • Attend the annual NZARE conference and annual AGM
  • Supply annual reports if your role on Council has this function
  • Uphold the NZARE constitution and work in best interests of all NZARE members


The following roles are up for re-election at the NZARE AGM


  • Co-President x1
  • Vice-President
  • Student & Emerging Researcher Caucus representative (Māori)
  • Māori Caucus Reps (x1) – elected at the Māori Caucus AGM
  • Pasifika Caucus Reps (x1) – elected at the Pasifika Caucus AGM
  • General council member (x1)

All incoming council members will be provided with an NZARE manual to help with your transition onto Council.   Portfolios will be appointed in the first Council meeting of 2021.