Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Wednesday 28 June 2017

Time:                                    2.30pm

Venue:                                 Akaroa Sports Complex, Akaroa Recreation Ground,
28 Rue Jolie, Akaroa






Pam Richardson - Banks Peninsula Community Board Representative

David Miller - Friends of Akaroa Museum (FOAM)

Meri Robinson - Ōnuku Rūnanga



28 June 2017






Liz Carter

Community Board Advisor

941 5682



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Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee

28 June 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

Apologies for absence were received from Janis Haley and Kate Clare.


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.


3.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment. 

4.   Akaroa Museum Director's Update


Committee Comment

The Director spoke to her report highlighting points around visitor numbers and exhibitions.

She also noted the recent death of Murray Thacker and acknowledged his contribution as founder of the Okains Bay Maori and Colonial Museum.


Committee Decisions under Delegation

Part C

The Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee received the information in the Akaroa Museum Director’s update.


5.   Friends of Akaroa Museum (FOAM) - President's Update


Committee Comment

David Miller spoke to his report.  He noted that FOAM wished to acknowledge the excellent work of the Heritage Facilities Rebuild Team in getting the Museum repaired and reopened.  He said FOAM would be sending a formal message of gratitude to the Chief Executive to thank the Team members.


Committee Decisions under Delegation

Part C

The Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee received the information in the Friends of Akaroa Museum President’s Update.



6.   Committee Members’ Exchange of Information

Part B

6.1       Meeting Schedule

The Committee discussed the meetings proposed for the balance of 2017, and suggested a change to accommodate the majority of members.


Committee Resolution

That the Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee set the following meeting schedule for the balance of 2017:

             Thursday 31 August           2.30pm          Akaroa Sports Complex
             Thursday 30 November   2.30pm          Akaroa Sports Complex

Pam Richardson/Meri Robinson                                                                                                                           Carried




Meeting concluded at 3.45pm.