Pursuant to section 78M of the Education Act 1989, I hereby amend the notice published in the New Zealand Gazette,
23 October 2003, page 4089, regarding the amendment of the notice of direction to appoint a limited statutory manager for the Homai National School for the Blind and Vision Impaired Board of Trustees because of risks to the operation of the school.
The following functions, powers and duties of the board are to be vested in the limited statutory manager:
? All functions, powers and duties of the board as an employer (whether statutory or otherwise).
The limited statutory manager must also advise the board on the following:
? The transition and implementation of the "Homai" - "The Future Organisation" project;
? support and training for the board of trustees; and
? board roles and responsibilities, and consolidating all new and improved systems into board management practice.
This notice takes effect the day after the date of publication.
Dated at Wellington this 20th day of December 2004.
TREVOR MALLARD, Minister of Education.