Documentation for all Trustee Elections

Forms 1-11

You use these forms during the election process. These forms can be downloaded from: www.trustee-election.co.nz. You must be registered as a returning officer and logged on to access these forms. They include te reo Māori translations of the staff and student trustee voting papers (Forms 10 and 11).

Information about some of the forms

FORM 1: Standard election nomination form

This nomination paper is for use in all parent, staff and student elections, including all by-elections, except when a board opts in to the staggered (mid-term) election cycle in a triennial election year.

FORM 2: Opting into staggered (mid-term) election cycle nomination paper (triennial election year only)

This nomination paper is for use in elections for parent representatives, but only when a board opts in to the mid-term election cycle in a triennial election year.

FORM 5: Parent representatives' voting paper

This voting paper is for use in all elections and by-elections for parent representatives, apart from a triennial election when a board opts in to the staggered (mid-term) election cycle.

FORM 6: Parent representatives' voting paper (opting into staggered (mid-term) elections in a triennial election year)

This voting paper is only for use in elections for parent representatives when a board opts in to the staggered (mid-term) election cycle in a triennial election year.

FORM 7: Staff representative voting paper

This voting paper is for use in elections and by-elections for staff representatives.

FORM 8: Student representative voting paper

This voting paper is for use in elections and by-elections for student representatives.

FORM 9: Combined board of trustees' election parent representatives' voting paper

This voting paper is for use in elections and by-elections for parent representatives on combined boards of trustees.

Information about the appendices

Candidates and Elections Results – Appendix 1

You should complete Appendix 1 online as soon as possible after an election. Go to: www.trustee-election. co.nz. You must be registered as a returning officer and logged on to access Appendix 1. NOTE: This form replaces Appendices A-E.

Change in Membership of Board of Trustees – Appendix 2

Appendix 2 is for use following: parent, staff and student elections and by-elections; selections to fill casual vacancies; and for newly co-opted or appointed trustees. It is also used when there is a change of principal or chair.

Appendix 2 should be completed as soon as possible after a change in membership or change of chair.

When there has been an election it is recommended that Appendices 1 and 2 are completed at the same time.

NOTE: Appendix 2 was previously called Appendix F. It is not necessary to log on as returning officer. Examples of people who can complete Appendix 2 are: the returning officer in triennial or staggered (mid-term) elections, the trustee involved or the board secretary.

 

    

Back to top