Multicultural Subcommittee

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Friday 3 March 2017

Time:                                    1.10pm

Venue:                                 Committee Room 2, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch






Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Mike Davidson

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Glenn Livingstone



7 March 2017




Claire Phillips

Principal Advisor

Tel: 941 5408


Liz Ryley

Committee Advisor

941 8153

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Multicultural Subcommittee

03 March 2017


Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation




The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Part C

There were no apologies.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

3.1       Mike Fowler, Sarah Denny, Lesley Cowdy and Mastura Abd Rahman spoke on behalf of Hagley College regarding a Hagley project proposal for a multicultural centre for refugee and migrant communities in Christchurch.  They responded to questions of clarification from the Subcommittee.

Committee Resolved MCSC/2017/00001

Part C

That the Multicultural Subcommittee:

1.              Thanks the Hagley College representatives for their deputation on a Multicultural Centre for Refugee and Migrant Communities in Christchurch.


2.              Receives the information in the deputation.


3.              Requests staff to work closely with Hagley College on the process for submitting to the Council’s Annual and Long-term Plans, on the Multicultural Centre.


4.              Requests staff to report to the Multicultural Subcommittee on the Multicultural Centre project, including information on community support, co-creation, funding, and the long-term future of the building.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried


4.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.




Meeting concluded at 2.16pm.




Councillor Jimmy Chen