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 on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 8.30am in the Cole Theatre, Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland.

In accordance with the registered Constitution of NZ Family and Foster Care Federation Inc, which was adopted on 24 October 2018, there are three key deadlines, with respect to the meeting:  

Thursday 12 September 2019 – Nominations for Foster Carer Member to the Board

Nominations are being sought for one of our Foster Carer Member Board positions. All nominations for this Board position must be received in writing, attention Board Secretary, Fostering Kids NZ, PO Box 30188, Lower Hutt 5040 or emailed to by 4.00pm, 12 September 2019. 

Thursday 19 September 2019 – Call for Remits

As per our Constitution, clause 16.5, all proposals/remits submitted to Fostering Kids NZ must be supported by at least 2 other Full Members (described under clause 6.2) or one other Associate Member (organisation, Support Group or Agency, described under clause 6.4(a) or clause 6.4(b)).  All proposals/remits must be in writing and accompanied by a rationale by 4.00pm, Thursday 19 September 2019.  Remits can be either posted to Board Secretary, Fostering Kids NZ, PO Box 30188, Lower Hutt 5040 or emailed to

Thursday 10 October 2019 – Appointment of Proxy

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, seven (7) days prior to the meeting.  Proxy forms will be made available at least two (2) weeks prior to the AGM.

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

Update to Constitution

The new Constitution was passed unanimously at the AGM and took affect immediately.  For a copy of our new Constitution click here.

For Fostering Kids NZ 2017 AGM minutes click here

For a copy of Fostering Kids NZ 2018 Annual Report click here