Annual General Meeting

2016 AGM

Annual General Meeting 2016


Scholarship & Trust Study Prize Winners

(L to R):  Mandy Stratford, 2015 Scholarship winner at the University of Canterbury with the two Trust Study Prize winners from Victoria University of Wellington, Caleb Dawson-Swale and Samantha Lassen.

3.Family and friends of the Trust Study Prize winners

 Family and friends of the Trust Study Prize winners

The 24th AGM of the New Zealand Business & Parliament Trust was held on Wednesday 6 April 2016 in Parliament's Grand Hall, attended by both parliamentarians and representatives of the Trust’s Corporate membership.  The meeting was chaired by Sir John Goulter KNZM JP.

Murray Jack and Sir Noel Robinson KNZM resigned during 2015. Their two positions on the Trustee Council needed to be renewed, under the terms of the Trust Deed at the 2016 AGM. 

Peter Griffiths, Chairman of Z Energy,  was elected onto the Trustee Council and Trust Board as was Dave Chambers, Managing Director, Progressive Enterprises.

They will serve 3-year appointments until the 2019 Annual General Meeting.


After the formal part of the meeting presentations were then made to the following University recipients: 

  • Annie Du, 2015 Scholarship winner from Victoria University of Wellington (Professor Stephen Levine accepted Annie's prize on her behalf as she was overseas.) : 
  • Samantha Lassen and Caleb-Dawson-Swale, winners of the two 2015 Trust Study Prizes Victoria University of Wellington: 
  • Mandy Stratford, winner of the 2015 Scholarship from the University of Canterbury.