Archives for November 2012

Special General Meeting: 6 December 2012

The Executive has decided to propose two changes to the Rules (Constitution) to improve services to members. As a result of these proposed changes, paid members of AWATEA will be required to vote on the changes and the Executive has called a Special General Meeting at 13:30 on Thursday 6 December at Power Projects Limited’s offices (AWATEA’s address) at Level 8, Equinox House, 111 The Terrace, Wellington

Please vote by 5pm on Wednesday 5 December 2013

The two issues on which the Executive is asking members to vote to change the constitution are:

  1. Changing AWATEA’s financial year from the tax year (1 April to 31 March) to the calendar year. The purpose of this change is to simplify AWATEA’s income tax and GST returns. The objective is to ensure that the income and expenses for the AWATEA conference (usually held between 15 March and end-May) fall within the same tax year. At present most of AWATEA’s registration and sponsorship income is received before 31 March but most of the conference expenses are received in the following tax year. This means that it is difficult for the Executive to report the financial outcome of the conference. Continue Reading