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.”

Biography
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.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Parliament Today:

Werewolf: The Defence Pretence

Last year, the world began spending more money on weapons again, for the first time since 2011... New Zealand belongs to a region – Asia and Oceania – where military spending rose sharply in 2015, by 5.4 per cent. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Not Crying Foul, Argentina

So a couple of guys found to be criminally liable of environmental pollution in Argentina lodge an application with the Overseas Investment Office… in order to buy some prime New Zealand rural land. Seems that their factory back home had carelessly and/or intentionally discharged toxic waste into the Lujan river. Bummer... More>>

ALSO:

Urban & Rural: $303m To Merge And Modernise New Zealand’s Fire Services

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced funding of $303 million over five years to combine urban and rural fire services into one organisation from mid-2017. More>>

ALSO:

High Trust Regime: What Did The PM Tell His Lawyer About Foreign Trusts?

The Government stopped the IRD from reviewing New Zealand foreign trusts shortly after the Prime Minister’s lawyer wrote to the Revenue Minister claiming John Key had promised him the regime would not be changed. More>>

ALSO:

Road Crime: Wicked Campers Vans Classified As Objectionable

The definition of publication includes any "thing that has printed or impressed upon it, or otherwise shown upon it, 1 or more (or a combination of 1 or more) images, representations, signs, statements, or words", The Classification Office has previously classified such 'things' as billboards, t-shirts, and even a drink can. This is the first time the Classification Office has classified a vehicle. More>>

ALSO:

'When New' Repairs: Landmark EQC Settlement

The Earthquake Commission has cut a deal with 98 Canterbury homeowners that affirms the government entity's responsibility to repair earthquake-damaged property to a 'when new' state, as well as covering repairs for undamaged parts of a property and clarifying its position on cash settlement calculations. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Kiwirail’s Latest Stint In The Dogbox

The denigration of Kiwirail continues. The latest review (based on a 2014 assessment) of the options facing the company have enabled Kiwirail to be hung out to dry once again as a liability and burden on the taxpayer. More>>

ALSO:

Royal Society Report: Good Opportunities To Act Now On Climate Change

There are many actions New Zealand can and should take now to reduce the threat of climate change and transition to a low-carbon economy, a report released today by the Royal Society of New Zealand finds... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parliament
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news