Share your remit
with NZNO member groups before you submit it, to make sure it is well understood.
Her advice to NZNO groups developing constitutional remits was to "consult early" with te poari.
"This requires extensive planning and exploration of options, which might require further constitution alterations." He agreed with Nuku that best democratic practice would be to consult with te poari on constitutional remits at the development stage.
There had been considerable consultation before developing this remit in consultation with te poari.
This remit was put forward by the Greater Auckland Region (GAR) which sought to remove the clause from the constitution which said no new national sections should be set up.
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from Greater Auckland calling for the establishment of a young and new members' network was withdrawn.
A remit calling for NZNO to investigate a financial transactions tax to increase funding for health care and tackle health problems related to inequity was overwhelmingly lost, with minimal discussion.
Delegates passed, by a slim majority, a remit calling on NZNO to fully commit to supporting the legal, political and industrial campaign to achieve pay equity for women.
The board moved that the chief executive arrange for an independent analysis of the risks and implications of the remits
to be put before the AGM.
The membership and te poari committees will examine the remit
process to see how it could work better.
Presenting the remit on behalf of the board, business services manager Kevin O'Neill said under current rules there was no way a rule remit could be voted on by the full membership.
Debate on the remit centred on whether NZNO could afford ballots of the full membership and on the fact that members would not be informed by "the vigorous debate" on issues at conference.
Janet Black from Midlands spoke in support of a remit
calling for the election of regional council members to be every two years, removing the requirement for members to stand down after four years in office.
Two other versions, one put forward by Te Runanga member and Greater Auckland delegate Dianna McGregor, and another crafted by the remit
committee, were debated at length.