Annual General Meeting

Fostering Kids New Zealand’s Annual General Meeting 2019

Fostering Kids NZ (NZ Family and Foster Care Federation Inc.) 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being held on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 8.30am in the Cole Theatre, Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland.

Election of Board Members

At this year’s AGM we are electing two Foster Carer Members to our board. There have been nine nominations from throughout New Zealand for this year’s elections. As per clause 18.1 of our current constitution only Full Members and Life Members are eligible to vote.

Appointment of Proxy & Postal Voting Form

As per our Constitution (clause 18.5) a member with voting rights who is unable to be present at an AGM may exercise a written proxy or postal vote to the Chief Executive.

If you do not plan to attend the AGM in person, on Wednesday 16 October 2019, you may appoint a proxy to attend and vote on your behalf.   You may direct the proxy on how to vote on some or all of the resolutions/motions or leave it to their discretion by ticking the “Proxy Discretion” box or you can send in a Postal vote.

If you wish to submit a Proxy vote or Postal vote, please complete all details on the relevant form and return this by Email, post, fax or deliver by hand, no later than 5pm on Wednesday 9 October 2019.

Any queries or to request a copy of the Board nominations please contact Fostering Kids NZ, PO Box 30188, Lower Hutt 5040, Freephone 0800 693 323 or email

Updated Constitution

At the 2018 AGM a new constitution was passed unanimously and took affect immediately. For a copy of our new Constitution click here.