Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                    Wednesday 7 August 2019

Time:                                   9.30am

Venue:                                 Akaroa Boardroom, 78 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa





Pam Richardson - Banks Peninsula Community Board Representative

Janis Haley - Banks Peninsula Community Board Representative

David Miller - Friends of the Museum (FOAM)

Sue Craw - Friends of the Museum (FOAM)



7 August 2019






Liz Carter

Community Board Advisor

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Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee

07 August 2019


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.


Obituariesthe meeting acknowledged the recent deaths of Waitai (George) Tikao and Pere Tainui.  Members recognised the work of both men in representing Ōnuku Rūnanga.  A moments silence was observed.

1.   Apologies

Part C

Committee Decision

An apology for lateness was accepted from Sue Craw who arrived at the meeting at 10.38am


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.


3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved AMA/2019/00005

That the minutes of the Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee meeting held on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 be confirmed.

Janis Haley/David Miller                                                                                                                                         Carried


4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.


5.   Akaroa Museum Policy Review


Committee Comments

1.              It was noted that the policies had been developed with reference to policies from other museums.

2.              It was suggested that staff should investigate a Te Reo name for the Museum.

3.              Some minor amendments to the policies were suggested including conventions around Te Reo names, especially for Banks Peninsula.


Staff Recommendations

That the Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee:

1.         Review the attached policies, confirm updates and endorse.


Committee Resolved AMA/2019/00006

Part C

That the Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee:

1.         Confirm updates to the following Akaroa Museum Policies and endorse them, subject to the amendments noted during the review discussion:

·         Akaroa Museum Research and Access Policy

·         Akaroa Museum Acquisitions and Disposals Policy

David Miller/Janis Haley                                                                                                                                         Carried



6.   Friends of Akaroa Museum (FOAM) - Presidents Update


Committee Resolved AMA/2019/00007

Part B

That the Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee receive the information in the Friends of Akaroa Museum President’s Update.

Janis Haley/Sue Craw                                                                                                                                              Carried


7.   Committee Members’ Exchange of Information

Part B

Members shared information and news.




Meeting concluded at 10.54am.





Pam Richardson                                                                                   LIZ CARTER

Chairperson                                                                                           COMMUNITY BOARD ADVISeR