Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search


Reappointments made to tertiary institution councils

Hon Steven Joyce
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills & Employment

4 April 2013

Reappointments made to tertiary institution councils

The Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce today announced the reappointment of 23 council members to 12 polytechnic councils and two university councils, and a new appointment to the Waikato Institute of Technology council.

The reappointments are:
• University of Auckland Council: Mr Peter Kiely, appointed to 31 May 2017
• Massey University Council: Mr Alistair Scott, appointed to 31 May 2017
• Aoraki Polytechnic: Mr Graeme McNally and Mr Craig O’Connor, appointed till 30 April 2015
• Bay of Plenty Polytechnic: Ms Rahera Ohia, appointed to 30 April 2017
• Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology: Ms Jenn Bestwick (Chair) and Mr Stephen Collins, appointed to 30 April 2017
• Eastern Institute of Technology: Ms Geraldine Travers, appointed to 30 April 2017
• Manukau Institute of Technology: Dr Manuka Henare, appointed to 30 April 2015; Mr David Wong-Tung, appointed to 30 April 2017
• Northland Polytechnic: Mr Vern Dark (Chair), appointed to 30 April 2015; Ms Clare Davies-Colley, appointed to 30 April 2017
• Otago Polytechnic: Ms Susie Johnstone (Deputy Chair), appointed to 30 April 2015; Mr John Christie, appointed to 30 April 2017
• Southern Institute of Technology: Ms Sarah Brown (Chair), appointed to 30 April 2015
• Tai Poutini Polytechnic: Mr Graeme McNally and Mr John Mote, appointed to 30 April 2017
• Waiariki Institute of Technology: Dr Neil Barns (Deputy Chair) and Dr Tom Richardson, appointed until 30 April 2017; Ms Ngaroma Tahana, appointed to 30 April 2016
• Waikato Institute of Technology: Mr Steve Tucker (Deputy Chair), appointed to 30 April 2014; Ms Maxine Moana Tuwhangai, appointed to 30 April 2017
• Western Institute of Technology: Mr Ruakere Hond, appointed to 30 April 2017

“I would like to recognise the high quality leadership these people have provided to their institutions. I look forward to them continuing their good work in the years ahead,” Mr Joyce says.

“I am also making one new appointment, Pam Roa, to the council of the Waikato Institute of Technology. Ms Roa replaces the previous member Gordon Chesterman, who I would like to thank for his excellent contribution to the Council.”

Pam Roa co-founded several enterprises including Longveld Engineering Ltd, Vergence Ltd and the Everest Group Ltd. She was also appointed as Aspiring Director to WEL Networks Ltd and employed in the NZ Dairy Group. She has a BSc from the University of Waikato, a BTech and a Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology from Massey University.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Minister of Finance: Plan Shows $100 Billion Infrastructure Projects

Finance Minister Bill English has today launched the Government’s Ten Year Capital Intentions Plan (CIP) which shows a pipeline of $100.9 billion worth of infrastructure projects over the next decade. More>>


Werewolf: Safe Landings Gordon Campbell on the safety challenge to the Wellington runway extension.

The safety-related legal challenge revolves around the size of the 90 metre long Runway End Safety Area (RESA) being proposed for the runway extension. More>>


Environment Commissioner: We Need To Work Together On Climate Change And Farming

“The debate around agricultural emissions and the ETS has been polarised for too long,” said the Commissioner. “But the ETS is not the only way forward – there are other things that can be done.” More>>


NZ Super Fund: Seeking To Put A Market Price On Climate Change

Oct. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Superannuation Fund says it will devise a set of rules to assess investment winners and losers under climate change, a strategy that could rule out fossil fuels or producers such as current portfolio member Exxon ... More>>


Rejuvenation: Parata Will Not Contest 2017 Election

Education Minister and National List MP Hekia Parata has today announced that she will not be contesting the next election. She advised the Prime Minister of her decision earlier this year. More>>

Prisons Grow: Government Approves Plans For Increased Prison Capacity

Despite significant progress in reducing crime the number of prisoners has increased faster than projected. This is because the proportion of offenders charged with serious crimes has risen, meaning more people are being remanded in custody and serving more of their sentences in prison. More>>


Gordon Campbell: On Plastic Bag Activism, And Street Harassment

Amusing to see the Act Party experiencing another outbreak of young fogey-ism. What has aroused the ire of Act Leader David Seymour this time is the introduction of a Greens private members bill to the ballot process, calling for a 15 cents levy on plastic bags to reduce pollution. More>>


Unclear Weapons: US Navy Ship Cleared To Visit NZ For Navy's 75th

United States Navy ship, the USS Sampson, has been given clearance to visit New Zealand next month by Prime Minister John Key... “The process for considering the visit by the USS Sampson is the same as that used for all ships attending the International Naval Review." More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news