Our Constitution

Revised in 2018, the Deaf Children New Zealand Incorporated Constitution sets out the purpose and governance of the incorporated society.

Minutes | Executive Committee meetings

2019 Minutes

April 2019

General business: Biennial General Meeting (BGM) planning, Family Kits, Accounts and Honorarium.

January 2019

General business: Logos, Nelson Parents Group, Parents Group on Forms, Additional Deaf Hub in CHCH, Child Disability Allowance in DCNZ Newsletter, Biennial General Meeting 2019, Family Camp 2020, Facebook, Website, Grants and Tutor Support Subsidy

2018 Minutes

September 2018

General business: Planning for Family Camp 2020 and Insurance update.

June 2018 AGM

Updated Constitution ratified, organisation name changed to Deaf Children New Zealand, Tamariki Turi O Aotearoa and new Executive Committee members.

May 2018

General business: Northland Parents meeting, SAG Meeting, NFD Meeting, GPODHH, Uniforms, Laptops/ Technology, NZSL Awards, Audiological Society Conference.

February 2018

President’s report, Treasurer’s report.

General business: NZSL Family Camp in Taupo, Funding for upcoming events and needs, Family Kits, AGM/Camp, Merge Research Project, Deaf Action Workshop, Roles, Conferences, Strategic Plan, AGM/Camp

2017 Minutes

November 2017

President’s report, Vice president’s report, Secretary’s report, Treasurer’s report.

General business: Roadshow & Strategic Plan, Meeting Dates with ILS Times, Things we Need (tech, etc), Insurance, Unilateral Services, CI Programme Upgrade Policy Questions, KDEC Communication, ORS (Ongoing Resourcing Scheme), Northland/Waikato Groups.

August 2017

President’s report, Vice president’s report, Secretary’s report, Treasurer’s report.

General business: Portfolios, Strategic Plan/Roadmaps, Name Change and Materials, Bus Stop: Family Kit Ideas, Smoke Alarms, Fundraising, Parent Group Setup Info, Insurance, Parent Education & Advocacy Workshop.

May 2017 | Annual General Meeting

President’s report, Treasurers Report on Statement of Accounts, Election of Officers.

General business: Update on Membership Database, Funding grant for research into Parent Education & advocacy training.

February 2017

President’s report, Vice president’s report, Secretary’s report, Treasurer’s report.  

General business: Portfolios, AGM planning, Committee contacts, 2017 Calendar, KIT portfolio, Funding plan, National Deal Youth Partnership, Carbon offset, Honorarium/Reimbursement, Communications plan, Newsletter, New People, and SurveyMonkey refund.

2016 Minutes

November 2016

President’s report, Vice president’s report, Secretary’s report, Treasurer’s report.  

General business: Portfolios, Tutor Fees, Manawatu Funds, Conference Timetable/Funding, VP role, Member Database update, Parent Education & Advocacy Work Plan, Deaf mapping project, Inc Societies & charities update.

August 2016

President’s report, Vice president’s report, Secretary’s report, Treasurer’s report.  

General business: AGM 2016, Portfolios, Members Database, Website, Conferences, Strategic Planning, Lauren Taylor’s speech, APoDC Parents’ kit delivery, Deaf services mapping project, Unliateral children, Upcoming NFD meeting.

June 2016 | Annual General Meeting

President’s report, Vice president’s report, Secretary’s report, Treasurer’s report.  

General business: Portfolio reports, gifts and acknowledgement for retiring committee members, welcome to new members.

May 2016

President’s report, Vice president’s report, Secretary’s report, Treasurer’s report.  

General business: AGM, Google Docs, Yellow Pages, NZSL Gala, Wellington Association – Clarity, Sector Advisory Group for Sign Language in Schools, Contacts from Contractor Role, Award Dates, Fundraising/Grants, NFD, Honorarium, Open Learning Environment, FCEI, Kelly’s Resignation, Nominations, Upcoming NZFDC Meeting.

February 2016

President’s report, Vice president’s report, Secretary’s report, Treasurer’s report.  

General business – NZFDC website and email addresses, Contractor Role, Survey Monkey, FCEI/GPODHH, Northland Parent’s Group, Auckland Parents, ANZCED Conference, Database..

Previous years Minutes

If you would like copies of previous years’ meeting minutes, please send an email to info@deafchildren.org.nz and we will provide copies.