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Departmental
Notice Title

Unitec Institute of Technology Notice 2007

Pursuant to section 170 of the Education Act 1989, the Minister for Tertiary Education gives the following notice:
N o t i c e
1. This notice may be cited as the Unitec Institute of Technology Notice 2007, and shall come into force on the date of its publication in the New Zealand Gazette.
2. There shall be a council, to be known as the Unitec Institute of Technology Council, which shall govern the Unitec Institute of Technology.
3. The Unitec Institute of Technology Council shall be constituted as follows:
(a) Four members appointed by the Minister for Tertiary Education.
(b) The Chief Executive of the Unitec Institute of Technology.
(c) One permanent member of the academic staff of
the Unitec Institute of Technology elected by the permanent members of that staff.
(d) One permanent member of the general staff of
the Unitec Institute of Technology elected by the permanent members of that staff.
(e) One member appointed in accordance with the constitution or rules of association of the students association of which membership is compulsory.
(f) One member appointed by the council, after consultation with the central organisation of employers and with any other employer organisation or organisations that the council considers relevant, including those listed in the First Schedule.
(g) One member appointed by the council, after consultation with the central organisation of workers and with any other employee organisation or organisations that the council considers relevant, including those listed in the Second Schedule.
(h) No more than five members appointed by the council, after consultation with the professional bodies which are listed in the Third Schedule to
this notice and which reflect the principal areas of teaching and research within the Unitec Institute
of Technology.
(i) One member appointed by the council after consultation with the Maori runanga of the
Unitec Institute of Technology.
(j) No more than four members co-opted by the council, each of whom shall be appointed for such term, being not less than one year nor more than four years, as may be determined by the council at the time of their appointment.
4. Unless the council is satisfied that one or more of the members appointed in accordance with clauses 3(a) to 3(h) inclusive can give appropriate expression to the perspectives of the Maori community, the council shall take the earliest opportunity to appoint a person so qualified in accordance with clause 3(j) after consultation with the organisations listed in the Fourth Schedule to this notice.
5. Unless the council is satisfied that one or more of
the members appointed in accordance with clauses 3(a) to 3(h) inclusive can give appropriate expression to the perspectives of the Pasifika community, the council shall, subject only to clause 4, take the earliest opportunity to appoint a person so qualified in accordance with clause 3(j), after consultation with the Fono Faufautua of the Unitec Institute of Technology.
6. Other than those persons appointed or elected pursuant to paragraphs (b), (c), (d) and (e) of clause 3 of this
notice, no person who is a permanent member of staff of Unitec Institute of Technology or who is a student
of Unitec Institute of Technology shall be eligible for election, appointment or co-option as a member of council.
7. Pursuant to section 171(7), and subject to sections
173–176 of the Act and the proviso in this clause, the number of occasions on which a person (other than
the chief executive) may be appointed, elected or co-opted as a member of the council for a four-year term shall be limited to four, and the number of occasions on which
a person may be appointed for terms of four years or
less shall be limited to the number of appointments that equate to 4 x 4 year terms. Provided that, in extraordinary circumstances where the particular skill sets of an individual are required to meet the needs of council, a person may
on one additional occasion by resolution of council be appointed or co-opted for one further term not exceeding four years.
8. The Unitec Institute of Technology Council shall have the power from time to time to add or delete organisations from the First, Second, Third and Fourth Schedules.
9. The power of the Unitec Institute of Technology Council shall not be affected by vacancy in the membership thereof.
10. The notice constituting the Council of Unitec Institute
of Technology and appearing in the New Zealand Gazette, 18 April 2002, No. 37, page 1077, is hereby revoked.
First Schedule
The employer organisations referred to in sub-clause 3(f) of this notice are as follows:
Business New Zealand
Employers and Manufacturing Association (Northern) Inc
Boating Industries Association of New Zealand
Furniture Association of New Zealand
Auckland Joinery Manufacturers Association
Auckland Master Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Association
Motor Trade Association Inc, Auckland Branch
Master Painters New Zealand Association (Inc)
Second Schedule
The employee organisations referred to in subclause 3(g) of this Notice are as follows:
New Zealand Council of Trade Unions
Service and Food Workers Union, Northern Regional Office
New Zealand Amalgamated Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union
New Zealand Building Trades Union, Auckland Branch
New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Auckland Branch
Northern Amalgamated Workers Union Inc
Third Schedule
NZ Institute of Architects Inc
Designers Institute of New Zealand Inc
NZ Institute of Building
NZ Institute of Quantity Surveyors Inc
Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand
Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand
New Zealand Computer Society ICDL
Public Relations Institute of New Zealand
Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand Inc
Certified Builders Association New Zealand
Society of Automotive Engineers
New Zealand Teachers Council
Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers
New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators
College of Nurses Aotearoa (New Zealand) Inc
New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects
New Zealand Society for Horticultural Science
Royal Society of New Zealand
New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology
New Zealand Register of Osteopaths
NZ Academy of Sport
Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand
Fourth Schedule
Te Whanau o Waipareira Trust
The Runanga of Waitakere City Council
Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust
Nga Iwi Whanui o Tamaki-makau-rau
Dated at Wellington this 5th day of June 2007.
HON. DR MICHAEL CULLEN, Minister for Tertiary Education.